Lamas (2004) recorded 265 neotropical species, included in 2 tribes: Cyrestini and Biblidini - with 7 subtribes. With 30 genera group includes the butterflies  "Crackers" (Hamadryas spp.) which receive this name by the sound produced by males of the some species.

About function and mechanism of sound production see (Marini-Filho & Benson, 2010).

Also belonging Biblidinae are butterflies  "88" or "89", which are called by the design that can be seen on the ventral side of the hind wings.