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Ionotus J. Hall 2005

Ionotus alector (Geyer 1837) described in Hamanumida (Nymphalidae)

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Mesosemiini


A monobasic genus for a species removed from Cremna by Hall (2005). It occurs in southeastern Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina.


Superficially similar to Voltinia spp., but differing in wing and secondary sexual characters on the legs.

Other Names for Ionotus alector (Geyer 1837) described in Hamanumida (Nymphalidae)


Hall, J P. W. 2005 . A phylogenetic revision of the Napaeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Mesosemiini). 235 pp. The Ent. Soc. Wash., Washington, D.C.

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