A new Memphis from the Pantepui, Venezuela (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Charaxinae).

T. W. Pyrcz

Abstract


Memphis montesino, n. sp., is described from the Pantepui highlands of southeastern Venezuela. Its systematic status in relation to allied taxa is discussed.

Keywords


Amazon; Anaea; behavior; Bolivia; Canaima; Costa Rica; Catasticta; Darien; Dismorphia; Ecuador; endemism; forest refuges; Heliconiinae; Ithomiinae; Memphis montesino n. sp.; Panama; Pereute; Peru; premontane forest; Pronophilini; speciation; taxonomy

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