Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mimc Tigerwing
Melinaea lilis (Doubleday, 1847)


Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Danainae
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Range: The four subspecies range from Mexico south to Panama and Colombia.
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Taxonomy Notes: Four subspecies: Melinaea lilis flavicans, Melinaea lilis imitata, Melinaea lilis paralellis, and Melinaea lilis messatis