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Necyria ingaretha Hewitson, 1872
(Orange-spotted Metalmark)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

Nicaragua & Costa Rica




Original description from: Hewitson, William Chapman 1872 "Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies: selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson". London, John Van Voorst. vol. 5(83), p. [71], pl. [38],
figs. 8, 9 (♀ D,V), (28 August):

Necyria ingaretha. 8, 9.

Upperside. Female, dark brown. Both wings crossed by a submarginal series of green spots, each spot traversed longitudinally by a hastate white spot. Underside as above except that the submarginal spots are altogether white and much more distinct than on the upperside, and that the posterior wing has a large triangular scarlet spot at the middle of its inner margin: the fringe narrow, white. Exp. 2 1/10 inch.
Hab. Nicaragua. (Chontales, Belt.)
In the Collection of Thomas Belt.

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