Zaretis ellops described in SideroneAndrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionThe species ranges from Mexico to Colombia and Venezuela. Larvae feed on Casearia (Flacourtiaceae) (DeVries, 1987).
CharacteristicsLeaf-shaped wings. Females are paler than males, and both sexes are lighter and more uniformly colored than Z. itys.
DeVries, P.J. (1987) The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J.
Lamas, G., Ed. (2004) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville, Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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