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Consul Hübner 1807

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Anaeini


Wing shapes and general facies in Consul range from very Memphis-like "leafwings" to species that are Batesian mimics of Lycorea, Heliconius and various "tiger" patterned ithomiines. The hindwing tails and cryptic ventral surfaces are unmistakable identifiers.

Other Names for Consul Hübner 1807


Lamas G ed. 2004. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.

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Scientific Name Consul electra
Location Monteverde, Costa Rica
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © 1996 Greg and Marybeth Dimijian
Scientific Name Consul fabius
Location Mexico: San Luís Potosí, El Naranjo
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Amy Johnson
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source Tiger Leafwing (Consul fabius)
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2005 Amy Johnson
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