Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Leucochimona lepida (Godman & Salvin, 1885)


Family: Riodinidae
Subfamily: Riodininae
Tribe: Mesosemiini
Identification:
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Range: Two subspecies range from Southeastern Mexico to Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama (source: Butterflies of America).
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Taxonomy Notes: Two subspecies: Leucochimona lepida lepida (Godman & Salvin, 1885) and Leucochimona lepida nivalis (Godman & Salvin, 1885).
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