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Voltinia dramba J. Hall, Robbins & Harvey 2004group is extinct

Containing group: Voltinia


A fossil species known from five female specimens in 15-25 million-year-old amber from the Dominican Republic (Hall et al. 2004). No extant Napaeina reside in the Antilles.


Hall, J.P.W. 2005. A phylogenetic revision of the Napaeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Mesosemiini). Entomological Society of Washington, Washington, D. C.

Hall, J.P.W., Robbins, R.K.,Harvey, D.J. 2004. Extinction and biogeography in the Caribbean: new evidence from a fossil riodinid butterfly in Dominican amber. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271: 797-801.

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