Two new species of Costa Rican butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae).
Keywords:Amazon, behavior, Brazil, Cecropiaceae, Central America, French Guiana, hostplant, larval behavior, life history, Mesoamerica, Mesosemia harveyi n. sp., Mexico, Neotropical, Panama, taxonomy, Theope guillaumei cecropia n. ssp., Urticaceae
AbstractTwo new taxa, Mesosemia harveyi n. sp., and Theope guillaumei cecropia n. ssp., in the family Riodinidae, are described from Costa Rica and Panama. Remarks on their taxonomy, natural history and distribution are provided.