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Megoleria Constantino 1999

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Ithomiini


A small genus including two large species formerly included in the genus Oleria, but probably more closely-related to Hyposcada, based on shared hostplant association with Gesneriaceae (Willlmott & Lamas, 2008).


Constantino LM. 1999. Nuevas especies y subespecies y un nuevo género de Ropaloceros del occidente de Colombia (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae, Nymphalidae, Charaxinae, Ithomiinae, Heliconiinae). Boletín Científico Museo de Historia Natural, Manizales, Colombia 3: 57-68.

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

Willmott, K. R. & Lamas M., G. 2008 A revision of the genus Megoleria (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae). Trop. Lepid. Research 18, 46-59.

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