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77a0080 – 3925   Nisoniades bromias (Godman & Salvin, 1894)
Distribution Data for Nisoniades bromias
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Distribution: Stray in southern>Type locality: Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama.
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Synonymy: Pellicia bromias Godman & Salvin, 1894
Pellicia rubescens of authors, not Möschler, 1877
Taxonomic Notes: Nisoniades bromias (Godman & Salvin, 1894), formerly treated as a subspecies of rubescens Möschler, 1877, is raised to full species status in Zhang et al. (2020). "True" rubescens is extralimital north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2020. Genomic evidence suggests further changes of butterfly names. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 8(7): 1-41.

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