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Napaea sylva (Möschler) 1877 described in Cremna

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Napaea


A widespread but rare lowland neotropical species occuring in Amazonia and the Guianas. Individual males seem to perch in preferred territories on hilltops, and when collected are often "replaced" by a new individual in the same spot the next day (Hall, 2005).


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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