Tribe Cyrestini Guenée, 1865   —  

Marpesia chiron

(Fabricius, 1775)

Many-banded Daggerwing

S TX (strays N), E & W Mexico to
Argentina, Greater Antilles

Marpesia livius alcibiades

(Staudinger, 1876)

Brown-banded Daggerwing

Costa Rica & Panama

Marpesia merops

(Doyère, [1840])

Spot-banded Daggerwing

Guatemala to Brazil

Marpesia corita corita

(Westwood, 1850)

Orange-banded Daggerwing

E & S Mexico, Guatemala,

Marpesia corita phiale

(Godman & Salvin, 1878)

Orange-banded Daggerwing

SW Mexico (S Chiapas) & W

Marpesia marcella valetta

(Butler & H. Druce, 1872)

Purple-stained Daggerwing

Guatemala to Costa Rica
Marpesia marcella
(Butler & H. Druce, 1872)
(Panamanian segregate)

Purple-stained Daggerwing


Marpesia furcula

(Fabricius, 1793) (Northern

Glossy Daggerwing

[= "iole" records for Central
America], Nicaragua to Panama

Marpesia harmonia

(Klug, 1836)

Pale Daggerwing

SE Mexico & Guatemala

Marpesia berania fruhstorferi

(Seitz, 1914)

Orange Daggerwing

Honduras to Panama

Marpesia petreus

(Cramer, 1776) (Northern

Ruddy Daggerwing

S FL, S TX, E & W Mexico (strays
far N) to W Ecuador

Marpesia petreus petreus

(Cramer, 1776)

Ruddy Daggerwing

Guianas, Amazonian Colombia to

Marpesia petreus damicorum

Brévignon, 2001

Ruddy Daggerwing

Mona, Puerto Rico, Lesser
Antilles (St. Kitts, Guadeloupe,

Marpesia eleuchea eleuchea

Hübner, 1818

Caribbean Daggerwing

Cuba & Isla de Juventud, rare
stray to S FL Keys

Marpesia eleuchea bahamensis

Munroe, 1971

Caribbean Daggerwing


Marpesia eleuchea dospassosi

Munroe, 1971

Caribbean Daggerwing


Marpesia eleuchea pellenis

(Godart, [1824])

Caribbean Daggerwing


Marpesia zerynthia dentigera

(Fruhstorfer, 1907)

Waiter Daggerwing

[= coresia], E & S Mexico to
Ecuador, one-time stray to S TX