Paititia neglectaAndrew V. Z. Brower
Paititia is a monotypic genus. The species Paititia neglecta Lamas 1979 occurs in Amazonian Peru. It bears a strikingly close mimetic resemblance to Methona spp. and Thyridia psidii.
Lamas G. 1979. Paititia neglecta, gen. n., sp. n. from Peru (Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae). J. Lepid. Soc. 33: 1-5.
Information on the Internet
The original species description may be downloaded from the Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society web site.
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2006. Paititia neglecta http://tolweb.org/Paititia_neglecta/27588/2006.11.03 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 03 November 2006 (under construction).