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Achlyodes Hübner 1819

Andrew V. Z. Brower and Andrew Warren
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 Common name: Pale Sicklewing
Containing group: Achlyodidini


A genus ranging from Mexico to Paraguay. Lamas (2004) lists five species, but Warren (in press) has removed three of these to Eantis.

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

Several species formerly included in Achlyodes have been moved to Eantis, which has been elevated to a separate genus.

Other Names for Achlyodes Hübner 1819


Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.

Warren, AD. (in press) Revision of the mithridates species group, and their reassignment to the genus Eantis (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Pyrginae). Annals of Carnegie Museum.

Title Illustrations
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Scientific Name Achlyodes busirus
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Identified By Andrew Warren
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Common name: Pale Sicklewing
Scientific Name Achlyodes pallida
Location Mexico City, Mexico
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Life Cycle Stage Adult
Source http://www.maryposa.org
Source Collection Maryposa
Copyright © Maria Franco
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Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

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