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Colaciticus seitzi Salazar, Constantino & Rodríguez 2011

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Colaciticus


This striking yellow and black butterfly was described from a single male specimen collected at:  Colombia: Tolima, Fresno-La Parroquia (oil field), 800 m.  It is hypothesized to be a mimic of Cyllopoda latiflava Warren, 1905 (Geometridae:  Sterrhinae) and/or Erbessa macropoecilia (Hering), 1925 (Notodontidae: Dioptinae).


Rodriguez, G., Salazar Escobar, J.A.,Constantino, L.M. 2011. Description of new species and new records of riodinids (Lepidoptera, Riodinidae) from Colombia. Boletin Cientifico del Centro de Museos - Museo de Historia Natural, Caldas 14, 215-237.

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