Diaethria phlogea

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89'98 butterfly
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Diaethria
Species: D. phlogea
Binomial name
Diaethria phlogea
(Salvin & Godman, 1868)
Synonyms
  • Callicore phlogea Salvin & Godman, 1868
  • Callicore bifasciata Weymer, 1907
  • Callicore donckieri Oberthür, 1916
  • Callicore ditaeniata Röber, 1924
  • Diaethria euclides phlogea

Diaethria phlogea, the 89'98 butterfly,[1] is a species of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Colombia, South America.

It has been given the nickname "89/98" because of the markings on its wing resemble an 89 and 98.

Some authors consider it to be a subspecies of Diaethria euclides as Diaethria euclides phlogea.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diaethria phlogea, Catalogue of Life 2000
  2. ^ Diaethria at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms