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Pachacutia Willmott & Lamas 2007

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Ithomiini


This genus was described by Willmott & Hall (2007) for four species formerly included in Godyris. Their analysis revealed that Godyris was not monophyletic, and that these taxa are more closely-related to Brevioleria and Hypoleria. The species are likely to be involved in mimicry with Dircenna spp., except for P. baroni, which is a remarkable mimic of Godyris duillia and Greta alphisboea.


Lamas, G. (ed.) 2004 Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.

Willmott, K. R. & Lamas, G. 2007 A revision of Pachacutia, a new genus of rare Andean ithomiine butterflies (Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae), with the description of two new species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100, 449-469.

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Scientific Name Pachacutia mantura honrathi
Location Peru: Junín, La Merced, 790m
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Identified By Keith Willmott
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source Godyridini
Source Collection Illustrated checklist of Ithomiinae
Copyright © 2006 Keth Willmott
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