PherepedaliodesAndrew V. Z. Brower
CharacteristicsThe genus is separated from other members of the Pedaliodes s. l. clade by characteristics of the male genitalia:
- uncus slender and longer than tegumen;
- subunci short or vestigial;
- narrow valvae with variable dorsal processes;
- aedeagus basally compressed, strongly flattened and incompletely sclerotized, with abundant cornuti (Pyrcz & Rodríguez, 2004).
Lamas, G. (ed.) 2004 Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Pyrcz, T. W. & Rodriguez, G. 2005 Pherepedaliodes angela - una nueva especie para la ciencia y un nuevo genero para Colombia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Boletin Cientifico del Centro de Museos, Caldas 9, 287-301.
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