DetritivoraAndrew V. Z. Brower
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A neotropical genus erected by Hall & Harvey (2002) for many species formerly in Charis. As implied by the generic name, the larvae feed on dead leaves.
Hall JP, and Harvey DJ. 2002. A phylogenetic review of Charis and Calephelis (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 95: 407-421.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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- First online 05 May 2007
- Content changed 01 January 2008
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