Lyces angulosa type species of LycesJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
A species endemic to the Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil. Many eastern Brazilian specimens identified as "Josia vittula" (now Proutiella vittula) in collections are actually representatives of this species. Another extremely similar species is Lyces constricta. The three are undoubtedly involved in Müllerian mimicry with one another.
Lyces constricta. © 2009 James S. Miller
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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