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Colaciticus Stichel 1910

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Riodinini


A small neotropical genus.  The butterflies are considered to be mimics of various arctiid, geometrid  and dioptine moths.


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

Rodriguez, G., Salazar Escobar, J.A.,Constantino, L.M. 2011. Description of new species and new records of riodinids (Lepidoptera, Riodinidae) from Colombia. Boletin Cientifico del Centro de Museos - Museo de Historia Natural, Caldas 14, 215-237.

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