A new riodinid species in the Calydna hiria group, Calydna pichita, n. sp., is described and illustrated from east Andean cloud forest in the central Peruvian department of Junín. A revised phylogeny for the Calydna hiria group is presented based on an analysis of twenty-one characters of adult morphology.
|Original language||American English|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington|
|State||Published - 1 Oct 2004|
Hall, J. P. W., & Lamas, G. (2004). A new cloud forest species of Calydna (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) from Peru, with a revised phylogeny for the C. hiria group. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 733-738.