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Greta Hemming 1934

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Ithomiini


The genus Greta is probably paraphyletic with respect to Pseudoscada (Brower et al. 2006). The butterflies are delicate, hyaline species ranging from Mexico and the Greater Antilles to Amazonia.

Other Names for Greta Hemming 1934


Brower, A. V. Z., Freitas, A. V. L., Lee, M.-M., Silva-Brandao, K. L., Whinnett, A. & Willmott, K. R. 2006 Phylogenetic relationships among the Ithomiini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) inferred from one mitchondrial and two nuclear gene regions. Syst. Ent. 31, 288-301.

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

Neild, A. F. E. 2008 The Butterflies of Venezuela. Part 2: Nymphalidae II (Acraeinae, Libytheinae, NYmphalinae, Ithomiinae, Morphinae). London: Meridian Publications.

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Scientific Name Greta annette
Location Selva Negra, Nicaragua
Acknowledgements source: Neotropical Butterflies: White-spotted Clearwing
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2003 Richard Lehman
Scientific Name Greta andromica
Location COLOMBIA: Cundinamarca, La Mesa, Salto El Tambo
Acknowledgements used by permission, granted to AVZB 5/18/11
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Kim Garwood
Sex Male
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Copyright © 2010 Mike Chapman
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