Lyces striata described in Josiomorpha (Arctiidae, Pericopinae)!James S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
A species endemic to the Pacific slope of Ecuador and Colombia, where it is engaged in mimicry with the pericopine arctiid Crocomela erectistria. The two may be distinguished by wing venation and the position of the tympanum (metathorax of the dioptine, 1st abdominal pleuron of the arctiid). L. striata has been reared on Passiflora chelidonea.
Other Names for Lyces striata described in Josiomorpha (Arctiidae, Pericopinae)!
- Josia ampliflava
- Josia discipuncta
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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