CithaeriasAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Cithaerias andromeda
- Cithaerias phantoma
- Cithaerias pireta
- Cithaerias pyritosa
- Cithaerias pyropina
Neotropical forest floor-dwelling satyrines with clear wings. The pink, blue or purple edges of the hindwings flash as the insects fly along forest trails, and disappear when they alight on the leaf litter.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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