Hesperiidae of Rondônia, Brazil: Entheus Hübner, with descriptions of new species (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Pyrginae).

G. T. Austin, O. H. Mielke, S. R. Steinhauser

Abstract


Six species of Entheus were found in central Rondônia, Brazil. Four are described as new species: Entheus eunyas n. sp. of the E. eumelus group, Entheus aureanota n. sp. of the E. priassus group, and Entheus aureolus n. sp. and Entheus bombus n. sp. of the E. gentlus group. A neotype is designated for Papilio gentius (Cramer, [1777]). Entheus ninyas is returned to a species level taxon. The status of Entheus telemus is elaborated.

Keywords


Amazon; Apidae; Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Entheus aureanota n. sp.; Entheus bombus n. sp.; Entheus aureolus n. sp.; Entheus eunyas n. sp.; Formicidae; Hymenoptera; Neotropical; Peru; South America; Surinam; Venezuela

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