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Cymothoe can refer to:

  • Cymothoe, one of the Nereids, known for helping Aeneas retrieve his ships, along with Triton, after Aeolus buffeted his fleet on the orders of Juno
  • Cymothoe (butterfly), an African genus of butterfly
Cymothoe (butterfly)

Cymothoe is a genus of butterflies in the subfamily Limenitidinae, the admirals and relatives. They are known commonly as gliders. The genus is distributed in the Afrotropical ecozone, where species are found mainly in forest habitat. mainly in the Guinean Forests of West Africa and the Congolian forests.