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Ithomiola nepos (Fabricius 1793) described in Hesperia (Hesperiidae)

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Ithomiola


Long placed in Napaea and confused with various other taxa, Hall (2005) identifies I. nepos as an endemic to southeastern South America. Larvae feed on Oncidium and other orchids.


Hall, J.P.W. 2005. A phylogenetic revision of the Napaeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Mesosemiini). Entomological Society of Washington, Washington, D. C.

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