Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Lysimnia Tigerwing
Mechanitis lysimnia Fabricius, 1793

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Danainae
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Range: Multiple subspecies range from Mexico through South America; subspecies utemaia Reakirt, 1866 is found from Mexico through Costa Rica; labotas Distant, 1876 is found in Costa Rica; macrinus Hewitson, 1860 is found in Panama and Colombia (source: Butterflies of America)
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