ForbestraAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Forbestra equicola
- Forbestra olivencia
This genus is very closely related to the more abundant genus Mechanitis. They are separated by differences in wing venation.
Fox RM. 1967. A monograph of the Ithomiidae (Lepidoptera). Part III. The tribe Mechanitini Fox. Mem. Amer. Ent. Soc. 22: 1-190.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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- Content changed 07 April 2008
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