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Tribe Limenitidini - Admirals, Sisters and Sailors

Our Westernmost RSP - Limenitis arthemis Arizona Sister BF - Adelpha eulalia Swallowtail - Limenitis arthemis Orange Butterfly - Limenitis archippus Willow-Feeding Caterpillar - Limenitis Band-celled Sister - Adelpha fessonia Pennsylvania Caterpillar - Limenitis archippus unknown butterfly  - Limenitis arthemis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Limenitidinae (Admirals, Sisters)
Tribe Limenitidini (Admirals, Sisters and Sailors)
Numbers
Approximately 24 genera are included within this tribe, but many authors reduce the number by combining many. Only two occur in the Americas. Five genera (not either of ours) are often separated as a tribe Neptini, but the distinction is weak. There are two other tribes, the Adoliadini and Parthenini found in the Old World tropics.
Range
Worldwide