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Antirrhea Hübner 1822

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Morphini


A genus endemic to neotropical lowland and mid-elevation forest understorey. Although they do not exhibit the iridescent blue dorsal wing surfaces of Morpho, members of Antirrhea are quite large, and some species have rows of lavender spots on their hindwing margins.

Other Names for Antirrhea Hübner 1822


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

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Scientific Name Antirrhea philoctetes lindigii
Location Río Chuchuví, Esmereldas, Ecuador
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Keith Willmott
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Copyright © 2007 Keith Willmott
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Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

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