Isostyla TS = Dioptis erycinoidesJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionIsostyla occurs in lowland forests in Central America and the Pacific slope of Colombia and Ecuador. Larvae have been found on two understorey palm genera (Arecaceae). Some species appear to exhibit geographical variation in their mimetic wing patterns.
CharacteristicsMoths generally similar to Tithraustes with semihyaline wings and slender bodies, large eyes, and long, thin labial palpi. May be distinguished from Tithraustes by the branching order of forewing radial veins: [2,[3,4]]
Miller, JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
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