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Genus   Melanis

Melanis smithiae smithiae

(Westwood, 1851)



TL: Brazil ([Pe])


smithiae Westwood 1851 T Brazil ([Pe])

smithiae Westwood 1851 T Brazil ([Pe])

zoega Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (MG)

zoega Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (MG)

flammula Bates 1868 T Brazil (Am)

flammula Bates 1868 T Brazil (Am)

aurolimbata Thieme 1907 T Bolivia

aurolimbata Thieme 1907 T Bolivia

quadripunctata Stichel 1910 T Brazil (Am/ES);Peru;Surinam

quadripunctata Stichel 1910 T Brazil (Am/ES);Peru;Surinam

nigretta Seitz 1913 T Brazil (Pa)

nigretta Seitz 1913 T Brazil (Pa)

Melanis smithiae xarifa

(Hewitson, [1853])



TL: Venezuela


xarifa Hewitson [1853] T Venezuela

xarifa Hewitson [1853] T Venezuela

impunctata Stichel 1910 T Colombia

impunctata Stichel 1910 T Colombia

Melanis alena

(Hewitson, 1870)



TL: Brazil (RJ)


alena Hewitson 1870 T Brazil (RJ)

alena Hewitson 1870 T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis cinaron

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)



TL: Colombia


cinaron Felder & Felder 1861 T Colombia

cinaron Felder & Felder 1861 T Colombia

inca Röber 1895 T Peru

inca Röber 1895 T Peru

inca Röber 1895 T Peru

inca Röber 1895 T Peru

inca Röber 1895 T Peru

Melanis pixe pixe

(Boisduval, 1836)

Pixie

[= sexpunctata], S TX, E & W
Mexico to Guatemala

TL: Mexico

pixe Boisduval 1836 T Mexico

pixe Boisduval 1836 T Mexico

sexpunctata Seitz 1917 T Mexico (Gue)

sexpunctata Seitz 1917 T Mexico (Gue)

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Melanis pixe corvina

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Colombia


corvina Stichel 1910 T Colombia

corvina Stichel 1910 T Colombia

serriger Seitz 1913 T Colombia

serriger Seitz 1913 T Colombia

Melanis pixe sanguinea

(Stichel, 1910)

Pixie

Honduras to Colombia

TL: Costa Rica; Panama

sanguinea Stichel 1910 T Costa Rica;Panama

sanguinea Stichel 1910 T Costa Rica;Panama

crenitaenia Stichel 1910 T Costa Rica

crenitaenia Stichel 1910 T Costa Rica

signata Stichel 1910 T Costa Rica

signata Stichel 1910 T Costa Rica

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Melanis gynaeceas

(Godman & Salvin, 1889)

Forgotten Metalmark

E & S Mexico (TAMPS, PUE, VER,
GRO)

TL: Mexico (Ver)

gynaeceas Godman & Salvin 1889 T Mexico (Ver)

gynaeceas Godman & Salvin 1889 T Mexico (Ver)

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Melanis unxia unxia

(Hewitson, [1853])



TL: Brazil (RJ)


unxia Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (RJ)

unxia Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis unxia ludmila

(J. Zikán, 1952)



TL: Brazil (MG)


ludmila Zikán 1952 T Brazil (MG)

ludmila Zikán 1952 T Brazil (MG)

Melanis yeda

(J. Zikán, 1952)



TL: [Brazil (MG)]


yeda Zikán 1952 T [Brazil (MG)]

yeda Zikán 1952 T [Brazil (MG)]

Melanis vidali

(Dognin, 1891)



TL: Ecuador


vidali Dognin 1891 T Ecuador

vidali Dognin 1891 T Ecuador

Melanis passiena

(Hewitson, 1870)



TL: Colombia


passiena Hewitson 1870 T Colombia

passiena Hewitson 1870 T Colombia

aulonia Hewitson 1876 T Bolivia

aulonia Hewitson 1876 T Bolivia

laticlavia Stichel 1910 T Colombia

laticlavia Stichel 1910 T Colombia

Melanis volusia

(Hewitson, [1853])



TL: Brazil (RJ)


volusia Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (RJ)

volusia Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis herminae

(J. Zikán, 1952)



TL: Brazil (ES)


herminae Zikán 1952 T Brazil (ES)

herminae Zikán 1952 T Brazil (ES)

Melanis electron electron

(Fabricius, 1793)



TL: French Guiana


electron Fabricius 1793 T French Guiana

ubia Felder & Felder 1865 T French Guiana

ubia Felder & Felder 1865 T French Guiana

echidna Seitz 1913 T Venezuela

echidna Seitz 1913 T Venezuela

Melanis electron auriferax

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Brazil (SP)


auriferax Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SP)

auriferax Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SP)

auriferax Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SP)

auriferax Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SP)

auriferax Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SP)

Melanis electron epijarbas

(Staudinger, 1888)



TL: Brazil (Pa)


epijarbas Staudinger 1888 T Brazil (Pa)

epijarbas Staudinger 1888 T Brazil (Pa)
Melanis electron herellus
(Snellen, 1887)



TL: Curaçao


Melanis electron melantho

(Ménétriés, 1855)

Electron Metalmark

Belize & Guatemala to Panama

TL: Nicaragua

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Melanis electron pronostriga

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Brazil (Pa); Colombia


pronostriga Stichel 1910 T Brazil (Pa);Colombia

pronostriga Stichel 1910 T Brazil (Pa);Colombia

bipuncta Stichel 1929 T Colombia

bipuncta Stichel 1929 T Colombia

Melanis electron rabuscula

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Brazil (Am); Peru


rabuscula Stichel 1910 T Brazil (Am);Peru

rabuscula Stichel 1910 T Brazil (Am);Peru

Melanis hillapana hillapana

(Röber, 1904)



TL: Peru


hillapana Röber 1904 T Peru

hillapana Röber 1904 T Peru

quadriplaga Thieme 1907 T Bolivia

quadriplaga Thieme 1907 T Bolivia

Melanis hillapana corinna

(J. Zikán, 1952)



TL: Brazil (MG)


corinna Zikán 1952 T Brazil (MG)

corinna Zikán 1952 T Brazil (MG)

Melanis hillapana cratippa

(Seitz, 1913)



TL: Brazil (Ma/MT)


cratippa Seitz 1913 T Brazil (Ma/MT)

cratippa Seitz 1913 T Brazil (Ma/MT)

Melanis melandra

Hübner, [1819]



TL: Surinam


melander Stoll 1780 T Surinam

melander Stoll 1780 T Surinam

Melanis boyi

(Stichel, 1923)



TL: Brazil (Pa)


boyi Stichel 1923 T Brazil (Pa)

boyi Stichel 1923 T Brazil (Pa)

Melanis melaniae

(Stichel, 1930)



TL: Brazil (SC)


melaniae Stichel 1930 T Brazil (SC)

melaniae Stichel 1930 T Brazil (SC)

radiosa Zikán 1952 T Brazil (RJ)

radiosa Zikán 1952 T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis opites

(Hewitson, 1875)



TL: Brazil


opites Hewitson 1875 T Brazil

opites Hewitson 1875 T Brazil

lidwina Zikán 1952 T Brazil (RJ)

lidwina Zikán 1952 T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis leucophlegma

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: [Peru]


leucophlegma Stichel 1910 T [Peru]

leucophlegma Stichel 1910 T [Peru]

leucophlegmoides Seitz 1913 T Peru

leucophlegmoides Seitz 1913 T Peru

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Melanis aegates aegates

(Hewitson, 1874)



TL: Bolivia


aegates Hewitson 1874 T Bolivia

aegates Hewitson 1874 T Bolivia

Melanis aegates albugo

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Paraguay


albugo Stichel 1910 T Paraguay

albugo Stichel 1910 T Paraguay

impura Stichel 1910 T Paraguay

impura Stichel 1910 T Paraguay

Melanis aegates araguaya

(Seitz, 1913)



TL: Brazil (Go)


araguaya Seitz 1913 T Brazil (Go)

araguaya Seitz 1913 T Brazil (Go)

Melanis aegates cretiplaga

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Argentina


cretiplaga Stichel 1910 T Argentina

cretiplaga Stichel 1910 T Argentina

nigrapex Seitz 1913 T Paraguay

nigrapex Seitz 1913 T Paraguay

ochrogutta Hayward 1939 T Argentina

ochrogutta Hayward 1939 T Argentina

Melanis aegates lilybaeus

(Stichel, 1926)



TL: Brazil (MG)


lilybaeus Stichel 1926 T Brazil (MG)

lilybaeus Stichel 1926 T Brazil (MG)

Melanis aegates limbata

(Stichel, 1925)



TL: Brazil (MG)


limbata Stichel 1925 T Brazil (MG)

limbata Stichel 1925 T Brazil (MG)

Melanis aegates melliplaga

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: French Guiana; Surinam


melliplaga Stichel 1910 T French Guiana;Surinam

melliplaga Stichel 1910 T French Guiana;Surinam

Melanis cephise

(Ménétriés, 1855)

White-rayed Metalmark

W Mexico to Costa Rica

TL: Nicaragua

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Melanis acroleuca huasteca

J. White & A. White, 1989

White-tipped Metalmark

E Mexico

TL: Mexico (SLP)

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Melanis acroleuca acroleuca

(R. Felder, 1869)

White-tipped Metalmark

W Mexico

TL: Mexico (Oax)

acroleuca Felder 1869 T Mexico (Oax)

acroleuca Felder 1869 T Mexico (Oax)

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Melanis lycea

Hübner, 1823



TL: Brazil (Ba)


lycea Hübner 1823 T Brazil (Ba)

lycea Hübner 1823 T Brazil (Ba)

Melanis lioba

(J. Zikán, 1952)



TL: Brazil (RJ)


lioba Zikán 1952 T Brazil (RJ)

lioba Zikán 1952 T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis xenia xenia

(Hewitson, [1853])



TL: Brazil (MG)


xenia Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (MG)

xenia Hewitson [1853] T Brazil (MG)

xeniades Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SC)

xeniades Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SC)

depompata Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SC/RS)

depompata Stichel 1910 T Brazil (SC/RS)

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Melanis xenia ambryllis

(Hewitson, 1874)



TL: Bolivia


ambryllis Hewitson 1874 T Bolivia

ambryllis Hewitson 1874 T Bolivia

dialeuca Stichel 1910 T Paraguay

dialeuca Stichel 1910 T Paraguay

Melanis marathon marathon

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865)



TL: Colombia


marathon Felder & Felder 1865 T Colombia

marathon Felder & Felder 1865 T Colombia

ctesiphon Felder & Felder 1865 T Colombia

ctesiphon Felder & Felder 1865 T Colombia

Melanis marathon assimulata

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Colombia


assimulata Stichel 1910 T Colombia

assimulata Stichel 1910 T Colombia

assimulata Stichel 1910 T ?Colombia

assimulata Stichel 1910 T ?Colombia

Melanis marathon charon

(A. Butler, 1874)



TL: Brazil (RJ)


charon Butler 1874 T Brazil (RJ)

charon Butler 1874 T Brazil (RJ)

Melanis marathon stenotaenia

(Röber, 1904)



TL: Peru


stenotaenia Röber 1904 T Peru

stenotaenia Röber 1904 T Peru

Melanis seleukia

(Stichel, 1910)



TL: Brazil (ES)


seleukia Stichel 1910 T Brazil (ES)

seleukia Stichel 1910 T Brazil (ES)

seleukia Stichel 1910 T ?Brazil (ES)

seleukia Stichel 1910 T ?Brazil (ES)

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Melanis cercopes

(Hewitson, 1874)



TL: Bolivia


cercopes Hewitson 1874 T Bolivia

cercopes Hewitson 1874 T Bolivia

andania Hewitson 1876 T Bolivia

andania Hewitson 1876 T Bolivia

Melanis cratia

(Hewitson, 1870)



TL: ?


cratia Hewitson 1870 T

cratia Hewitson 1870 T

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Melanis hodia

(A. Butler, 1870)



TL: Venezuela


hodia Butler 1870 T Venezuela

hodia Butler 1870 T Venezuela