Saturniidae of "Los Altos de Chiapas," México (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea).

C. R. Beutelspacher-Baigts, M. Balcázar-Lara

Abstract


A faunal study for the family Saturniidae, of "Rancho Nuevo", San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Móxico is presented in this paper. Thirteen species of nine genera were found in the area. The fauna is compared with those of other Mexican localities in published papers.

Se estudiaron las mariposas de la familia Saturniidae, de "Rancho Nuevo", San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México, encontrándose 13 especies repartidas en nueve géneros. Se compara esta fauna, con otras del país y se señalan los Indices de Similitud.


Keywords


Arsenurinae; biodiversity; Central America; Ceratocampinae; distribution; fauna; Hemileucinae; Mesoamerica; Neotropical; Saturniinae; zoogeography

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