Heliconius peruvianusAndrew V. Z. Brower
This species, endemic to the mid-elevation Andes of Peru, was determined to be a distinct species from H. charithonia on the basis of genetic characters by Jiggins and Davies (1998).
Jiggins CD, and Davies NA. 1998. Genetic evidence for a sibling species of Heliconius charithonia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 64: 57-67.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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