The Lady's MaidNiklas Wahlberg and Andrew V. Z. Brower
A monotypic African genus not closely related to any other Nymphalinae, and originally described in Lycaenidae! It is likely a mimic of Acraea spp. (Larsen, 2005).
Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.
Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.
University of Turku, Finland
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Wahlberg, Niklas and Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2007. Vanessula http://tolweb.org/Vanessula_milca/70220/2007.11.06 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Vanessula milca . The Lady's Maid. Version 06 November 2007 (under construction).