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Paititia neglecta Lamas 1979

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Ithomiini


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.

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The original species description may be downloaded from the Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society web site.

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