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Melete lycimnia chagris (Staudinger, 1876)
(Creamy White)


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Melete lycimnia chagris ♂ illustration, PANAMA: San Juan on the Rio Chagres

This is an image of Melete lycimnia monstrosa from: Godman, Frederick DuCane, and Osbert Salvin 1889-91. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera. London, Dulau & Co., Bernard Quaritch. 2: 129-152, pls. 60-62 (October 1889). v. 2, p. 138, pl. 61, f. 10; (Image courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden. http://www.botanicus.org/), digitally modified to match the description of Melete lycimnia chagris from: Röber, Johannes Karl Max 1908-09. 2. Familie: Pieridae, Weisslinge. In: Seitz, A. (Ed.), Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Stuttgart, Alfred Kernen. 5: 73-80 (16 February 1909). pls. 18-30. p. 77 to have "the forewing white beneath with yellow costal margin" by removing yellow coloration.

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