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Genus   Adelpha

Adelpha bredowii

Geyer, 1837

Mexican Sister

SW & S-central Mexico, local in
NW Mexico; cloud forest

Adelpha eulalia

(E. Doubleday, [1848])

Arizona Sister

far SE CA, S NV, UT, AZ, NM, S
CO, TX (strays N), Mx to Guat.

Adelpha californica

(Butler, 1865)

California Sister

Baja California (N) to S WA,
Cascade-Sierra Nevada, westward

Adelpha diocles creton

Godman, 1901

Short-tailed Sister

E-central & S Mexico to
Guatemala & El Salvador

Adelpha diocles diocles

Godman & Salvin, 1878

Short-tailed Sister

E Costa Rica & W Panama
(Chiriqui massif)

Adelpha paroeca paroeca

(H. Bates, 1864)

Paroeca Sister

[= emathia], E & W Mexico to W
Panama

Adelpha nea sentia

Godman & Salvin, 1884

Sentia Sister

SE Mexico (OAX, VER), Belize

Adelpha nea nea

(Hewitson, 1847)

Nea Sister

Costa Rica to Venezuela, to S
Peru, Guianas, Amazonian Brazil

Adelpha paraena massilia

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867)

Massilia Sister

E & W Mexico to C Panama

Adelpha paraena lecromi

Willmott, 2003

Le'Crom's Sister

C Panama to N Colombia

Adelpha radiata aiellae

Willmott & Hall, 1999

Striated Sister

NW Costa Rica to NW Ecuador

Adelpha serpa celerio

(H. Bates, 1864)

Celerio Sister

E & W Mexico to W Colombia, NW
Venezuela,

Adelpha seriphia godmani

Fruhstorfer, 1913

Godman's Sister

Chiapas to W Ecuador

Adelpha tracta

(Butler, 1872)

Tracta Sister

Nicaragua to W Panama

Adelpha pithys

(H. Bates, 1864)

Pithy Sister

SW & S Mexico to El Salvador,
[Honduras?]

Adelpha donysa

(Hewitson, 1847) (SW Mexican
segregate)

Donysa Sister

SW Mexico (MICH to OAX)

Adelpha donysa donysa

(Hewitson, 1847)

Donysa Sister

SE Mexico to Guatemala

Adelpha donysa albifilum

Steinhauser, 1974

Donysa Sister

El Salvador, Honduras

Adelpha fessonia fessonia

(Hewitson, 1847)

Band-celled Sister

S TX, E & W Mexico to W Panama

Adelpha lapitha

A. Hall, 1929

Hispaniolan Sister

Hispaniola

Adelpha gelania gelania

(Godart, [1824])

Antillean Sister

Hispaniola

Adelpha gelania arecosa

(Hewitson, 1847)

Antillean Sister

Puerto Rico

Adelpha basiloides

(H. Bates, 1865)

Spot-celled Sister

S TX, E & W Mexico to N
Venezuela & W Ecuador

Adelpha iphiclus iphiclus

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Iphiclus Sister

W & S Mexico to Bolivia,
Guianas, Trinidad

Adelpha iphicleola iphicleola

(H. Bates, 1864)

Iphicleola Sister

[= massilides], E & W Mexico to
E Panama

Adelpha iphicleola gortyna

Fruhstorfer, 1915

Iphicleola Sister

Costa Rica to W Panama, possibly
only as intergrades with above

Adelpha iphicleola iphimedia

Fruhstorfer, 1915

Iphicleola Sister

Cuba & Isla de Juventud

Adelpha abyla

(Hewitson, 1850)

Jamaican Sister

Jamaica

Adelpha melona neildi

Willmott, 2003

Mellona Sister

C Panama

Adelpha ethelda

(Hewitson, 1867) (Northern
segregate)

Ethelda Sister

SE Mexico

Adelpha ethelda sophax

Godman & Salvin, 1878

Ethelda Sister

E Costa Rica to C Panama; cloud
forest

Adelpha cytherea marcia

Fruhstorfer, 1913

Cytherea Sister

S Mexico through E Costa Rica

Adelpha cytherea daguana

Fruhstorfer, 1913

Cytherea Sister

E Costa Rica (as intergrades
with marcia) to NW Venez. & W
Ecuad.

Adelpha salmoneus salmonides

A. Hall, 1938

Golden-banded Sister

SE Mexico to C Panama

Adelpha demialba

(Butler, 1872)

White-spotted Sister

Costa Rica to E Panama; cloud
forest

Adelpha barnesia leucas

Fruhstorfer, 1915

Leucas Sister

E & W Mexico to NW Venezuela & W
Ecuador

Adelpha diazi

Beutelspacher, 1975

Diaz's Sister

E Mexico

Adelpha hesterbergi

Willmott & J. Hall, 1999

Hesterberg's Sister

Costa Rica, NW Ecuador,
[Panama?, W Colombia?]

Adelpha naxia naxia

(C. Felder & R. Fedler, 1867)

Naxia Sister

W & S Mexico to Bolivia,
Brazilian Amazon, Guianas

Adelpha heraclea heraclea

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867)

Heraclea Sister

Guatemala to SE Peru, Brazil

Adelpha malea fundania

Fruhstorfer, 1915

Fundania Sister

E Mexico to NW Venezuela

Adelpha boeotia oberthurii

(Boisduval, 1870)

Oberthur's Sister

[= jacquelinae], SE Mexico to W
Panama

Adelpha boeotia boeotia

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867)

Oberthur's Sister

E Panama to Bolivia, SW Brazil,
Guianas

Adelpha delinita utina

A. Hall, 1938

Utina Sister

[= escalantei], SE Mexico to W
Panama

Adelpha erotia erotia

(Hewitson, 1847) form "lerna"

Erotia Sister

SE Mexico (Chiapas) to Bolivia,
Amazonian Brazil & Guianas

Adelpha erotia erotia

(Hewitson, 1847) form "erotia"

Erotia Sister

Costa Rica to Bolivia, Amazonian
Brazil & Guianas

Adelpha phylaca phylaca

(H. Bates, 1866)

Phylaca Sister

E & W Mexico to W Honduras

Adelpha phylaca pseudaethalia

A. Hall, 1938

Phylaca Sister

S Mexico (Chiapas), to NW
Venezuela & W Ecuador

Adelpha messana messana

(C. Felder & R. Fedler, 1867)

Messana Sister

Guatemala to Colombia, NW
Ecuador, NW Venezuela

Adelpha melanthe melanthe

(H. Bates, 1864)

Rayed Sister

E & S Mexico to C Panama

Adelpha attica hemileuca

Willmott & Hall, 1999

Attica Sister

NW Ecuador, W Colombia, 1 Panama
specimen nr. nominate form

Adelpha leuceria leuceria

(H. Druce, 1874)

Yellow-striped Sister

E & W Mexico to E Panama

Adelpha leucerioides

Beutelspacher, 1975 (SW Mexican
segregate)

Tawny-striped Sister

SW Mexico

Adelpha leucerioides

Beutelspacher, 1975 (Typical
segregate)

Tawny-striped Sister

E Mexico to Guatemala

Adelpha erymanthis esperanza

Balcázar & Willmott, 2003

Erymanthis Sister

Sierra de Juárez, Oaxaca,
Mexico

Adelpha erymanthis erymanthis

Godman & Salvin, 1884

Erymanthis Sister

S Mexico (Chiapas) to C Panama

Adelpha stilesiana

DeVries & Chacón, 1982

Talamanca Sister

Talamanca massif, Costa Rica & W
Panama, also Vol. Chiriqui

Adelpha boreas boreas

(Butler, 1866)

Boreas Sister

E Costa Rica to Venezuela &
Bolivia

Adelpha cocala lorzae

(Boisduval, 1870)

Lorza's Sister

SE Mexico (OAX, CHIS) to NW
Venezuela & W Ecuador

Adelpha felderi

(Boisduval, 1870)

Felder's Sister

E Mexico to Honduras

Adelpha leucophthalma
leucophthalma

(Latreille, [1809])

Leucophthalma Sister

Nicaragua to Colombia

Adelpha leucophthalma smalli

Willmott, 2003

Leucophthalma Sister

Cerro Montuoso, Azuero
Peninsula, Herrera, Panama

Adelpha salus

A. Hall, 1935 (Northern
segregate)

Salus Sister

SE Mexico to W Panama

Adelpha zina lacina

(Butler, 1872)

Zina Sister

Nicaragua to W Panama

Adelpha zina zina

(Hewitson, 1867)

Zina Sister

E Panama to SW Ecuador &
Venezuela

Adelpha milleri

Beutelspacher, 1976

Miller’s Sister

SE Mexico & Belize