Butterflies and Moths of North America

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White-patched Emesis
Emesis lucinda (Cramer, 1775)

Family: Riodinidae
Subfamily: Riodininae
Tribe: Helicopini
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Life History:
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Adult Food:
Range: Emesis lucinda lucinda (Cramer, 1775) is found from Costa Rica to Northern Brazil and Guianas; Emesis lucinda parvissima Kaye, 1921 is in Trinidad (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Only two subspecies.
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