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Species Anaea aidea - Tropical Leafwing - Hodges#4552

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Charaxinae (Leafwings and relatives)
Tribe Anaeini (Leafwings)
Genus Anaea (Leafwings)
Species aidea (Tropical Leafwing - Hodges#4552)
Hodges Number
4552
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nymphalis aidea Guérin-Méneville [1844]. Type locality: Bay of Campéche, Mexico
Anaea aidea (Guérin-Méneville)
Paphia Morrisonii W.H. Edwards 1883. Type locality: Mount Graham, Cochise County, Arizona
Anaea Morrisonii (W.H. Edwards)
Anaea troglodyta appiciata Röber 1916. Type locality: Mexico
Anaea troglodyta aidea (Guérin-Méneville)
Identification
Similar to A. andria, except with distinct tooth on hind wing margin between tail and annal (lower/inner) angle. Males are usually more strongly patterned with dark on upper side than are males of A. andria.
Range
AZ to c. TX / Mex to C. Amer. - MPG, BOA
Food
goatweed - Croton spp. (Euphorbiaceae) - BOA
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