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Calicosama J. Hall & Harvey 2001

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Nymphidiini


A small Central American genus composed of two species removed from Calociasma by Hall and Harvey (2001).


Hall, J. P. W. & Harvey, D. J. 2001 A reassessment of Calociasma with the description of a new genus and a new species (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Nymphidiini). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 109, 196-205.

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

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Scientific Name Calicosama lilina
Location Gomez Farias, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Acknowledgements Found by Willie Sekula
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Will Carter
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source Lilina Metalmark
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2007 Will Carter
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