Fountainea ryphea described in PapilioAndrew V. Z. Brower
Sexually dimorphic adults. Females have hindwing "tails," while these are reduced to a small denticle in males. Outer portion of dorsal forewing is dark with a transverse orange band in both sexes. Ventral wing surfaces strongly resemble a dead leaf (see photo).
- Papilio ? helie
- Paphia erythema
- Aenea ecuadoralis
- Aenea phidile
- Aenea phidile ab. albomaculata
Lamas, G., Ed. (2004) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville, Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Neild, A.F.E. (1996) The Butterflies of Venezuela. Part I: Nymphalidae I (Limenitidinae, Apaturinae, Charaxinae), Meridian Publications, Greenwich, U. K.
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