Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaLepidopteraPapilionoidea

  • 2,612,798

    Occurrences
  • 24,595

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815

Common names

  • admirals eng
  • anglewings eng
  • brush-footed butterflies eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Lepidoptera
family
Nymphalidae
genus
667
species
24,595
 
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Bibliography

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Direction 99 Addition to the Official List of Fainily-group names in Zoology of the names of certain family-Gi Oup taxa belonging to the order Lepidoptera (class Insecta), the names of the type genera of which have already been placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology.Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1F, 161-174 (1958)

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.