Taxon profile


satyrs and wood-nymphs
Satyrinae Boisduval, 1833

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots

Scientific synonyms

Satyridae Boisduval, 1833


Erebia medusa - Woodland Ringlet

Erebia medusa - Woodland Ringlet, female

Author: Michal Koupý

Melanargia galathea - Marbled White

Melanargia galathea - Marbled White, female

Author: Andrej Makara

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

tribus Amathusiini Moore, 1894
tribus Brassolini Boisduval, 1836
tribus Dirini Verity, 1953
tribus Elymniini Herrich-Schaeffer, 1864
tribus Haeterini Herrich-Schaeffer, 1864
tribus Melanitini Reuter, 1896
tribus Morphini Newman, 1834 - morphos and owl butterflies
tribus Satyrini Boisduval, 1833
tribus Zetherini Reuter, 1896

Unplaced taxa

genus Orotaygetis Nakahara & Zacca, 2018
genus Panarche Thieme, 1907

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [97ead5ba-2c81-44b0-867f-f9adbb527f0f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Satyrinae]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Satyridae]

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