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Published: 2016-11-03

Description of a new species of Euptychia Hübner, 1818 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the western Andes

McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.
National Museum of Costa Rica, Department of Natural History. P.O. Box 749-1000. San José, Costa Rica.
McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.
Lepidoptera Eastern Andes Euptychia meta Weymer 1911 Euptychiina lectotype Satyrini taxonomy western Andes

Abstract

We describe a new nymphalid butterfly, Euptychia favonius sp. nov., from the western Andes. Adults and genitalia for this new taxon are illustrated and a distribution map is provided. The taxonomy of its sister species, E. meta Weymer, 1911, is discussed, and a lectotype is designated for E. meta.

 

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