Opoptera staudingeriAndrew V. Z. Brower
Opoptera stadingeri was placed in the monotypic genus Mimoblepia by Casagrande (1982), but the phylogenetic analysis of Penz (2007) show it to be nested within a subgroup of the other Opoptera species.
Casagrande, M. 1982. Quatro gêneros novos de Brassolinae (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 26: 355-356.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Penz, C. M. 2007 Evaluating the monophyly and phylogenetic relationships of Brassolini genera (Lepipoptera, Nymphalidae). Syst. Ent. 32, 668-689.
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