A new subspecies of Adelpha erymanthis from Mexico, with a key to identification of similar taxa (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Limenitidini).

M. Balcázar-Lara, K. R. Willmott

Abstract


Adelpha erymanthis esperanza n. ssp. is described from the Sierra de Juárez in northern Oaxaca, Mexico, and a key for identification of similar taxa in Mexico is presented (Adelpha milleri, A. boeotia oberthurii, A. erymanthis erymanthis, A. delinita utina, A. phylaca phylaca).

Se describe Adelpha erymanthis esperanza n. ssp., de la Sierra de Juárez en el norte de Oaxaca, México. Se presenta una clave para la identificación de otros táxones similares presentes en México (Adelpha milleri, A. boeotia oberthurii, A. erymanthis erymanthis, A. delinita utina, A. phylacaphylaca).


Keywords


Adelpha erymanthis esperanza n. ssp.; biogeography; cloud forest; endemism; Neotropical; Oaxaca; taxonomy

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