Hyantis hodevaAndrew V. Z. Brower
A monotypic genus endemic to New Guinea. Superficially similar to Taenaris species (Amathusiini), probably due to mimicry. Parsons (1999) believes that the color pattern is aposematic.
Parsons M. 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. Academic Press, San Diego.
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