Lyces tamara described in JosiaJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionOne of the northernmost-occurring josiines, from southern Mexico and Guatemala. Known from 15 specimens.
CharacteristicsMembers of the clade of Lyces aurimutua, L. annulata, L. cruciata, L. minuta and L. tamara are recognizable by abdominal markings: they share a lateral orange stripe and a dorsal transverse orange band on A1.
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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