DircennaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionMedium-sized ithomiines, ranging from Mexico to Southern Brazil. Larvae feed on Solanum (Solanaceae).
CharacteristicsThe hindwing discal cell is large and extended to a point on the subcostal margin. Antennal tips are yellow (a feature shared by the group's Müllerian mimics).
Willmott KR, and Lamas G. 2006. A phylogenetic reassessment of Hyalenna Forbes and Dircenna Doubleday, with a revision of Hyalenna (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae). Systematic Entomology 31: 419-468.
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- First online 29 September 2006
- Content changed 26 May 2011
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Dircenna http://tolweb.org/Dircenna/27614/2011.05.26 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 26 May 2011 (under construction).