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Published: 2020-12-15

Synopsis of the Castniidae (Lepidoptera) from Honduras and Nicaragua, Central America

Centro Zamorano de Biodiversidad, Departamento de Ambiente y Desarrollo, EAP Zamorano, Honduras.
Museo Entomológico, León, Nicaragua.
Facultad de Biología-Xalapa, Universidad Veracruzana CP 91000 Circuito Gonzalo Aguirre s/n. Zona Universitaria, Xalapa, Veracruz, México
Austin Achieve Public Schools, Austin, Texas (Research Associate, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity), USA.
Lepidoptera new country record ecology behavior bionomics

Abstract

We present a catalog of nine taxa of Castniidae reported for Nicaragua and Honduras including Prometheus zagraea salvina, a first record for Nicaragua. We also include general and field observations of behavior to help explain why members of this family are poorly represented in collections.

 

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How to Cite

VAN DEN BERGHE, E., MAES, J.-M., HERNÁNDEZ-BAZ, F., & GONZÁLEZ, J. M. (2020). Synopsis of the Castniidae (Lepidoptera) from Honduras and Nicaragua, Central America. Zootaxa, 4895(2), 272–284. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4895.2.6