Dismorphia eunoe

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Eunoe mimic-white
Dismorphia eunoe euryope.JPG
D. e. eunoe
Dismorphia eunoe desine.JPG
D. e. desine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Dismorphia
Species: D. eunoe
Binomial name
Dismorphia eunoe
(Doubleday, 1844)[1]
Synonyms
  • Leptalis eunoe Doubleday, 1844
  • Leptalis euryope Lucas, 1852
  • Leptalis desine Hewitson, 1869
  • Leptalis deione Hewitson, 1869
  • Dismorphia hagaresa Butler, 1872

Dismorphia eunoe, the Eunoe mimic-white, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found from Mexico to Central America.[1]

The wingspan is 29–33 mm (1.1–1.3 in).[2]

The larvae feed on Inga species,[1] including Inga stenophylla.[2]

Subspecies[edit]

The following subspecies are recognised:[1]

  • D. e. eunoe (Mexico)
  • D. e. desine (Hewitson, 1869) (Nicaragua to Panama, Costa Rica)
  • D. e. chamula Llorente & Luis, 1988 (Mexico)
  • D. e. popoluca Llorente & Luis, 1988 (Mexico)
  • D. e. noelia Lamas, 2004 (Panama)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Dismorphia, Site of Markku Savela
  2. ^ a b Species of Costa Rica Archived March 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.