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Alera Mabille 1891

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Hesperiinae incertae sedis


A neotropical genus.


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

Mielke O. and M Casagrande. 2004. Two new species of Alera Mabile (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae) Rev. Bras. Zool. 21 (4): 913-918.

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Scientific Name Alera manu
Location Posadas Amazonas, Rio Tambopata, Peru
Comments This is probably the first photograph taken of a living Manu skipper first identified by Dr. Olaf H. H. Mielk last year.
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Manu Skipper
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2006 Rick Ceck
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