the Minerva Owl ButterflyAndrew V. Z. Brower
A species described by Austin & Warren (2007) from northwestern Mexico. It has the distinction of having been named by the winners of an on-line auction, who paid $40,800 for the privilege.
Austin, G. T., Warren, A. D., Penz, C. M., Llorente-Bousquets, J. E., Luis-Martinez, A. & Vargas-Fernandez, I. 2007 A new species of Opsiphanes Doubleday,  from western Mexico (Nymphalidae: Morphinae: Brassolini). Bull. Allyn Mus. 150, 1-20.
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2007. Opsiphanes blythekitzmillerae http://tolweb.org/Opsiphanes_blythekitzmillerae/112938/2007.12.23 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. the Minerva Owl Butterfly. Version 23 December 2007 (under construction).