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770603.10 – 4416.1   Dryas alcionea (Cramer, 1779)
Distribution Data for Dryas alcionea
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Synonymy: Colaenis alcionea Riley, 1926
Colaenis moderata Riley, 1926
Taxonomic Notes: Dryas alcionea (Cramer, 1779), rev. stat. (Núñez et al., 2022), formerly as synonym of 4416 Dryas iulia (Fabricius, 1775), is represented north of Mexico by the subspecies D. a. moderata (Riley, 1926).
  • Núñez, R., K.R. Willmott, Y. Álvarez, J.A. Genaro, A.R. Pérez-Asso, M. Quejereta, T. Turner, J.Y. Miller, C. Brévignon, G. Lamas, A. Hausmann, 2022. Integrative taxonomy clarifies species limits in the hitherto monotypic passion-vine butterfly genera Agraulis and Dryas (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae). Systematic Entomology, 47(1): 152-178.
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