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Catonephele mexicana Jenkins & R. G. Maza 1985

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Catonephele


This Central American species, along with C. cortesi, were formerly included in a broader circumscription of C. nyctimus, which is now considered to occur only in South America.


DeVries, P.J. (1987) The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J.

Luis-Martínez, A., Llorente-Bousquets, J.E. & Vargas-Fernández, I. (2003) Nymphalidae de Mexico I (Danainae. Apaturinae, Biblidinae y Heliconiinae): distribución geographica e illustración, Universidad Nacional Autónomo de México, México

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Scientific Name Catonephele mexicana
Location Cana Field Station, Darien, Panama
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Sex Male
Source Mexican Catone
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2003 Will Carter
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