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Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterfly)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Nymphalidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Nymphalidae Swainson p. 289
1908Nymphalidae Cockerell
1992Nymphalidae Carpenter
2006Nymphalidae Peñalver and Grimaldi p. 6
2012Nymphalidae Sohn et al. p. 64
2017Nymphalidae de Jong p. 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
RankNameAuthor
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderLepidoptera
suborderGlossata()
CoelolepidaNielsen and Kristensen 1996
MyoglossataKristensen and Nielsen 1981
NeolepidopteraPackard 1895
infraorderHeteroneuraTillyard 1918
EulepidopteraBorner 1939
DitrysiaBorner 1939
ApoditrysiaMinet 1983
ObtectomeraMinet 1986
superfamilyPapilionoidea
familyNymphalidaeSwainson 1837
familyNymphalidaeSwainson 1837

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Chadronian to the top of the Middle Pleistocene or 37.20000 to 0.12600 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 33.9 Ma

Collections (22 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (Isle of Wight) Nymphalites zeuneri (123959)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Barbarothea florissanti, Apanthesis leuce (121481) Chlorippe wilmattae (127219) Chlorippe wilmattae, Jupiteria charon (124624) Nymphalites scudderi (106381) Oligodonta florissantensis (122980) Prodryas persephone, Prolibythea vagabunda, Lithopsyche styx, Nymphalites obscurum (106384) Vanessa amerindica (122978 122979)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France Lethe corbieri (155713 157327) Pseudoneorina coulleti (122984)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Cyllo sepulta (123943) Satyrites reynesii (122487)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Brazil Neorinella garciae (153054)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Dynamine alexae (122982)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Russian Federation Vanessa karaganica, Pyrameis fossilis (105571)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Wurttemberg) Apaturidi indet. (156762) Nymphalidae indet. (113752)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Croatia Sphinx atavus (117246) Vanessa pluto (117247)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan Hestina japonica (162750)