Huertas et al., 2009
Splendeuptychia ackeryi, the Magdalena Valley ringlet, is a species of butterfly first classified in 2009. Its distinguishing feature is unusually hairy mouthparts, which have been compared to a moustache. The specimen was initially collected in the dry Magdalena River Valley of Colombia by Blanca Huertas. It resembles Splendeuptychia toynei which is endemic to Ecuadorian east slope.
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- "New butterfly found with mustache disguise". Retrieved 21 February 2009.
- "Moustache helps identify butterfly". Natural History Museum. 20 February 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
- Blanca Huertas, Cristóbal Ríos & Jean François le Crom (2009). "A new species of Splendeuptychia from the Magdalena Valley in Colombia" (PDF excerpt). Zootaxa. 2014: 51–58.
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