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Ithomiola C. Felder & R. Felder 1865

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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taxon links [up-->]Ithomiola nepos [up-->]Ithomiola theages [up-->]Ithomiola calculosa [up-->]Ithomiola callixena [up-->]Ithomiola tanos [up-->]Ithomiola floralis [up-->]Ithomiola cribralis [up-->]Ithomiola neildi [up-->]Ithomiola buckleyi [up-->]Ithomiola bajotanos [up-->]Ithomiola orpheus [down<--]Mesosemiini Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Mesosemiini


A widespread neotropical genus with altitudinal replacement of species in the Andes in three different subgroups (many of these taxa having been recognized or elevated to specific status recently by Hall and colleagues). Members of the floralis group are mimetic of various ithomiines.

Other Names for Ithomiola C. Felder & R. Felder 1865


Hall, J. P. W. 2005. Montane speciation patterns in Ithomiola butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae): are they consistently moving up in the world? Proc. Royal Soc. B-Biol. Sci. 272:24572466.

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

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

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Scientific Name Ithomiola theages tessera Hall 2005
Location Mexico: Veracruz, Muller Hacienda, East of Huatusco
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Kim Davis and Mike Stangeland
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source Ithomiola theages tessera Hall, 2005; White-spotted Metalmark,
Source Collection Butterlfies of America
Copyright © 2008 Kim Davis and Mike Stangeland
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Ithomiola C. Felder & R. Felder 1865. Version 17 January 2011 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Ithomiola/104218/2011.01.17 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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