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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Satyrinae
Tribus: Melanitini
Genera: Bletogona - Cyllogenes - Gnophodes - Manataria - Melanitis - Parantirrhoea
Name
Melanitini Reuter, 1896

The Melanitini (evening browns and relatives) are one of the smaller tribes of the Satyrinae in the Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterfly) family. They contain the following genera:

Aeropetes Billberg, 1820 - sometimes placed in Satyrini
Aphysoneura Karsch, 1894 - sometimes placed in Elymniini
Cyllogenes Butler, 1868
Gnophodes Doubleday, 1849
Manataria W.F. Kirby, [1902]
Melanitis Fabricius, 1807
Paralethe van Son, 1955 - sometimes placed in Satyrini
Parantirrhoea Wood-Mason, 1881

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