Four new species of riodinids from western Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae).

K. R. Willmott, J. P. W. Hall


Four new species of Riodinidae in the genera Theope Doubleday, 1847, Mesosemia Hübner, [1819], and Symmachia Hübner, [1819], are named and described from western Ecuador, with additional observations on behavior.


behavior; Calospila; Central America; Colombia; Mesoamerica; Mesosemia hazelae n. sp.; Neotropical; Panama; perching behavior; Symmachia wiltoni n. sp.; Symmachiini; taxonomy; Theope iani n. sp.; Theope pepo n. sp.

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