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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: Libytheinae
Genus: Libytheana
Species: L. carinenta – L. florissanti – L. fulvescens – L. motya – L. terena – L. vagabunda

Libytheana Michener, 1943

Type species: Libythea bachmanii (Kirtland, 1851)

Kawahara, A.Y., 2006: Biology of the snout butterflies (Nymphalidae: Libytheinae) Part 2: Libytheana Michener. Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 57 (3): 265–277. [1]
Kawahara, A.Y. 2013. Systematic revision and review of the extant and fossil snout butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Libytheinae). Zootaxa 3631(1): 001–074. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3631.1.1 Preview. Reference page.
Michener, 1943; Amer. Mus. Novit. No. 1232: 1, f. 4-6

Libytheana is a genus of nymphalid butterflies in the snout butterfly subfamily, Libytheinae.

Libytheana carinenta is found in both North and South America and is known to be migratory. The other species in the genus are restricted to the Caribbean.

Source: The higher classification of Nymphalidae, at
Note: Names preceded by an equal sign (=) are synonyms, homonyms, rejected names or invalid names.

Subfamily Libytheinae Boisduval, 1833

Libytheana Michener, 1943
Libytheana carinenta (Cramer, 1777) (original name = Papilio carinenta Cramer, 1777) type species
Libytheana carinenta carinenta (Cramer, 1777)
Libytheana carinenta mexicana Michener, 1943
Libytheana carinenta bachmanii (Kirtland, 1851) (original name = Libythea bachmanii Kirtland, 1851; = Libythea bachmanii f. kirtlandi Field, 1938)
Libytheana carinenta larvata (Strecker, 1877)
Libytheana terena (Godart, 1819) (original name = Libythea terena Godart, 1819)
Libytheana motya (Hübner, 1823) (original name = Hecaërge motya Hübner, [1823])
Libytheana fulvescens (Lathy, 1904) (original name = Libythea fulvescens Lathy, 1904)


Michener, C. D. (1943)

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