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Enantia a. albania (H. Bates, 1864)
(Costa-spotted Mimic-White)

Pinned Specimens
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S TX (one-time stray), E Mexico to Guatemala & El Salvador


(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)


Genus Enantia Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 96. Type-species: Papilio licinia Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(13): 90, pl. 153, figs. E, F; (16): 149 (index), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 10(2): 162, no. 376. See Llorente (1984), Folia Entomol. Méx. 58: 3-206, for a revision of the genus.

=    Licinia Swainson, 1820

Zool. Illustr. (1)1(3): pl. 15, unnumbered text. Type-species: Papilio melite Linnaeus, 1763, in: Johansson, Cent. Ins. Rar.: 20, no. 56, by original designation.


Enantia albania (H. Bates, 1864)


Enantia albania albania (H. Bates, 1864)

Entomol. Mon. Mag. 1(1): 6, no. 10.

Original Combination: Leptalis albania

Type Locality: “Guatemala. Motagua Valley”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

                   =    mita (Reakirt, [1867])

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 18(3): 340, no. 49.

Original Combination: Leptalis mita

Type Locality: “Mexico, near Vera Cruz” [Veracruz]

Types: Syntype in CMNH.

                         =    ‡”immaculata” (Hoffmann, 1940)

An. Inst. Biol. Univ. Méx. 11(1): 277, fig. 2 ♂ D, ♀ D.

Original Combination: Dismorphia (Enantia) amalia forma immaculata

Type Locality: “Córdoba, Ver.” [Veracruz, Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.



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