Family Nymphalidae Swainson 1837 (brush-footed butterfly)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Nymphalidae

Parent taxon: Papilionoidea according to R. de Jong 2017

See also Carpenter 1992, Cockerell 1908, PeƱalver and Grimaldi 2006 and Sohn et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Archaeolycorea, Hesperiidae, Lithopsyche, Lycaenidae, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Riodinidae, Stolopsyche

Subtaxa: Apatura Biblidinae Chlorippe Danainae Eugonia Libytheinae Nymphalinae Nymphalis Satyrinae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Miocene of Croatia (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Germany (2), the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Brazil (1), France (5)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Colorado)

Total: 22 collections including 28 occurrences

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