A new species of Atrytonopsis from Jalisco, Mexico (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae, Hesperiini).

A. D. Warren


A new species of Atrytonopsis is described from southwestern Jalisco, Mexico. Based on wing phenotype and morphology of the male genitalia, the new species appears closest to A. cestus, a taxon known from southern Arizona, United States, to central Sonora, Mexico. Notes on the circumstances behind the collection and discovery of this new species are provided, as well as a detailed comparison of the new species to other Atrytonopsis taxa.


Distribution; endemism; genitalia; insect collection; skipper butterfly

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