Enantia melite

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Enantia melite
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E. melite
Binomial name
Enantia melite
Synonyms
  • Papilio melite Linnaeus, 1763
  • Leptalis melite
  • Dismorphia melite
  • Papilio licinia Cramer, [1777]
  • Papilio phronima Fabricius, 1793
  • Dismorphia colon Röber, 1909
  • Phalaena heteroclita Linnaeus, 1763 (nom. dub.)
  • Dismorphia theugenis ab. immaculata Zischka, 1951
  • Dismorphia theugenis ab. flavimaculata Zischka, 1951
  • Dismorphia theugenis ab. continuescens Zischka, 1951
  • Dismorphia melite defigurata Martin, [1923] (nom. nud.)
  • Dismorphia theugenis ab. juncta Dufrane, 1947
  • Enantia theugenis zischkai Baumann & Reissinger, 1969

Enantia melite is a species of butterfly that is found from Central America to the Amazon Basin.[1] It has a wingspan of 48–52 millimetres (1.9–2.0 in), and is very variable.[1] It lives in cloud forest and transitional forest, at altitudes of 400–1,800 metres (1,300–5,900 ft).[2]

Subspecies[edit]

  • E. m. melite (Surinam)
  • E. m. theugenis (Doubleday, 1848) (Bolivia, Peru)
  • E. m. linealis (Prüffer, 1922) (Peru)
  • E. m. vilma Lamas, 2004 (Brazil: Rondônia)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jean-Claude Petit. "Enantia melite Linnaeus, 1763". Inventory of the Butterflies of Sangay National Park (Ecuador). Retrieved February 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "Melite Mimic White. Enantia melite Linnaeus, 1763". Butterflies of the Andes. Retrieved February 8, 2011.

External links[edit]

Data related to Enantia melite at Wikispecies