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Myscelia ethusa cyanecula C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867
(Mexican Bluewing)

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Original description from: Felder, Cajetan, and Rudolf Felder [1865]-74. Reise der ├Âsterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die 162 Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von W├╝llerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abtheilung: Lepidoptera. Wien, Carl Gerold's Sohn. (3): [2] + 379-536, pls. 48-74 ([25 April] 1867)

p. 408, pl. 53, f. 5

                             618.   MYSCELIA   CYANECULA   NOBIS.
                                                              TAB.  LIII.   FIG. 5.Alae supra chalybaeo-nigrae,  anticarum radiis  tribus e basi,  fasciis duabus
internis perobliquis , supra interiorem macula et litura, maculis tribus prope cellulae
extinum,  fascia flexa externa albo trimaculata, striga submarginali albo bimaculata,
posticarum macula atomaria baseos, fasciis tribus (media postice striga nigra divisa)
maculisque bisectis  antemarginalibus chalybaeo-caerideis.
         Alae subtus pallide fuscae,  anticae disco violaceo-nigricante, maculis ut supra,
posticae fere ut in M. Ethusa, sed. plagis maculisque saturate fuscis minoribus , illis
bene sinuatis, striga albida disci plagam sccundam cingente rix ulla.
           Habitat:  MEXICO  (Sallé).  C[o]ll  F[elder].
           Die Vorderflügel sind minder eckig als bei M. Ethusa  (Boisd.)
           [The  forewings  are  less  angular  than  in  M. Ethusa (Boisd.)]

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