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Pellicia Herrich-Schaeffer 1870

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Carcharodini


A genus ranging from Mexico to Argentina. Some of the species occur at extremely high altitudes (>4500 m.) in the Andes.

Other Names for Pellicia Herrich-Schaeffer 1870


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

Steinhauser, S. R. 2007 Four new species of neotropical skippers from Colombia, Peru and Brazil (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Bull. Allyn Mus. 147, 1-11.

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Scientific Name Pellicia arina
Location Mexico: Tamaulipas, Los Troncones
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Will Carter
Sex mating pair
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina )
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2004 Will Carter
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