PachacutiaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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This genus was described by Willmott & Hall (2007) for four species formerly included in Godyris. Their analysis revealed that Godyris was not monophyletic, and that these taxa are more closely-related to Brevioleria and Hypoleria. The species are likely to be involved in mimicry with Dircenna spp., except for P. baroni, which is a remarkable mimic of Godyris duillia and Greta alphisboea.
Lamas, G. (ed.) 2004 Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Willmott, K. R. & Lamas, G. 2007 A revision of Pachacutia, a new genus of rare Andean ithomiine butterflies (Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae), with the description of two new species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100, 449-469.
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- First online 30 July 2007
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2007. Pachacutia http://tolweb.org/Pachacutia/108250/2007.08.21 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 21 August 2007 (under construction).