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Emperors, Admirals, Tortoiseshells, Commas...

Lepidoptera - Ditrysia - Papilionoidea - Nymphalidae - Nymphalinae - Nymphalini

This room displays photos of butterflies of tribe Nymphalini, containing Admirals, Emperors, Tortoiseshells, Commas. Click here for the other members of Nymphalinae subfamily.

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Blue Admiral [1], Kaniska canace ishima or Ruri Tateha. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan.
Indian Red Admiral [1][2], Vanessa indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 03/2003, Shiga, Japan.
Mountain Tortoiseshell [1][2], Aglais urticae nojapnicum or Kohiodoshi. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.

Indian Red Admiral [3], Vanessa indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 03/2003, Shiga, Japan.
Araschnia burejana [1][2] or Sakahachi Chô (spring form). photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.
Australian Painted Lady [1], Vanessa kershawi or Minami Hime Aka Tateha. photo: 09/2003, Perth, Australia.

Australian Painted Lady [2], Vanessa kershawi or Minami Hime Aka Tateha. photo: 09/2003, Dryandra, Australia.
Asian Comma [1][2][3], Polygonia c-aureum or Kitateha. photo: 04/2004, Hiroshima, Japan.
Comma [1], Polygonia c-album hamigera or C-tateha. photo: 04/2004, Gunma, Japan.

Peacock [1][2], Inachis io geisha or Kujakucho. photo: 04/2004, Gunma, Japan.
Indian Red Admiral [4], Vanessa indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan.
Araschnia burejana [3] or Sakahachi Chô (spring form). photo: 05/2003, Niigata, Japan.

Asian Comma [4][5], Polygonia c-aureum or Kitateha. photo: 04/2005, Kanagawa, Japan.
Himalayan Jester [1][2], Symbrenthia hypselis scantinia or Hime Ki-misuji. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Jester [1][2], Symbrenthia lilaea formosana. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.

Araschnia burejana [4] or Sakahachi Cho (summer form). photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan.
Asian Comma [6][7], Polygonia c-aureum or Kitateha. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan.
Painted Lady [1], Vanessa cardui or Hime Aka Tateha. photo: 11/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

Indian Red Admiral [5], Vanessa indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan. Araschnia burejana [5] or Sakahachi Chô (spring form). photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan. Blue Admiral [2], Kaniska canace nojaponicum or Ruri Tateha. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan.

Blue Admiral [3], Kaniska canace nojaponicum or Ruri Tateha. photo: 05/2006, Kôchi, Japan. Blue Admiral [4][5][6], Kaniska canace nojaponicum or Ruri Tateha. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan Indian Red Admiral [6], Vanessa indica indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 08/2006, Doi Angkhang, Thailand.

A Jester, Symbrenthia sp. (S. hypathia?) . photo: 08/2006, Chiang Dao, Doi Angkhang. Common Jester [1], Symbrenthia lilaea luciana or S.hippoclus selangorana, probably. photo: 08/2006, Chiang Dao, Thailand. Araschnia burejana [6][7][8] or Sakahachi Chô (spring form). photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan.

Blue Admiral [7][8], Kaniska canace nojaponicum or Ruri Tateha. photo: 06/2007, Tokyo, Japan Kamehameha [1][2], Vanessa tameamea or Kamehameha Aka Tateha. photo: 07/2007, Hawai'i Island, Hawaii. Common Jester [2][3][4], Symbrenthia lilaea formosana. photo: 03/2008, Wutai, Taiwan.

Comma [2], Polygonia c-album hamigera or C-tateha. photo: 05/2008, Tochigi, Japan. A Map Butterfly [9], Araschnia burejana or Sakahachi Chô. photo: 05/2008, Tochigi, Japan. Indian Red Admiral [7][8], Vanessa indica indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

Yellow-legged Tortoiseshell, Nymphalis xanthomelas or Hiodoshi Chô. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Painted Lady [2][3][4], Vanessa cardui or Hime Aka Tateha. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. A Map Butterfly [10], Araschnia burejana or Sakahachi Chô. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan.

Comma [3], Polygonia c-album hamigera or C-tateha. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Indian Red Admiral [9][10], Vanessa indica indica or Aka Tateha. photo: 07/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. Peacock [3][4][5], Inachis io geisha or Kujaku Chô. photo: 07/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

Mourning Cloak, Kiberi Tateha or Nymphalis antiopa. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, USA. American Painted Lady, or Vanessa virginiensis. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, USA. Satyr Anglewing, or Nymphalis satyrus. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Painted Lady[5], Hime Aka Tateha or Vanessa cardui. photo: 08/2008, Sunglow Ranch, Arizona, USA. back to upper category


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hymenoptera : sawflies | bees and digger wasps | ants | hornets | ichneumon wasps | other wasps
lepidoptera : inchworm moths || noctuid moths || hawk-moths || snout moths || other moths || swallowtails || whites || blues | riodinids || tigers & crows | palmflies & palm kings | morphos & evening browns | ringlets & treebrowns | Biblidinae | admirals & emperors | pansies & oak leaves | heliconiinae | sailers & gliders | other nymphalids || skippers || unidentified lepidopterans
diptera : true flies | mosquitoes and crane flies
coleoptera : ground beetles | scarabs | click beetles | lady beetles | leaf beetles | weevils | others
hemiptera : aphids & scales || cicadas & leafhoppers || aquatic bugs | assassin bugs | stink bugs
orthoptera : crickets | grasshoppers
dictyoptera : praying mantis | cockroaches | termites
odonata : dragonflies | damselflies
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