Librita libritaAndrew V. Z. Brower and Andrew Warren
IntroductionA monobasic genus from Mexico and Central America. Two species formerly in this genus have been transferred to Paratrytone and Onespa (Austin & Warren 2009).
CharacteristicsDistinguished from closely-related genera of hesperiines by the shape of the androconial brand on male forewings.
Austin GT & Warren AD. 2009. New looks at and for Onespa, Buzyges, and Librita (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae) with new combinations and descriptions of a new genus and six new species. Insecta Mundi 89, 1-55.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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