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Moschoneura Butler 1870

Moschoneura pinthous (L. 1758)

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Dismorphiinae


A monotypic dismorphiine genus from northern South America. It is a mimic of Scada karschina and other ithomiines.

Other Names for Moschoneura pinthous (L. 1758)


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 Moschoneura pinthous proxima (Röber) 1924
Location Cristalino Lodge, Mato Grosso, Brasil
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Rich Hoyer
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source Pinthous mimic white
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2006 Rich Hoyer
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