HermathenaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA small neotropical genus of uncommon montane butterflies, bearing a superficial similarity to pierid species. Hall (2005) suggest they are mimics of day-flying dalcerid moths. Larvae feed on bromeliads.
Hall, J. P. W. 2005. A Phylogenetic Revision of the Napaeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Mesosemiini). Entomological Society of Washington, Washington, DC. 235 pp.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Information on the Internet
- Gerardo Lamas: Riodinidae of the World available for download at Global Butterfly Names
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- First online 02 May 2007
- Content changed 17 January 2011
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