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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Riodinidae
Subfamilia: Riodininae
Tribus: Eurybiini
Subtribus: Mesosemiina
Genus: Ithomiola
Species: I. buckleyi – I. callixena – I. cascella – I. celtilla – I. floralis – I. rubrolineata
Name

Ithomiola C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865

Type species: Ithomiola floralis C.Felder & R. Felder, 1865
References

Hall, J.P.W.; Willmott, K.R. 1998: Four new Riodinid species from eastern Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Lambillionea 98(3): 325–334. Full article Reference page.
Lamas, G., 2004, Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea-Papilionoidea

Ithomiola is a butterfly genus in the butterfly family Riodinidae present only in the Neotropical realm.

Species

Ithomiola buckleyi Hall & Willmott, 1998 present in Ecuador and Peru
Ithomiola callixena (Hewitson, 1870 present in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru
Ithomiola cascella (Hewitson, 1870) present in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru
Ithomiola celtilla (Hewitson, 1870) present in Ecuador
Ithomiola floralis C. & R. Felder, [1865] present in French Guiana, Suriname and Bolivia
Ithomiola rubrolineata Lathy, 1904 present in Peru

Biology

Known as the glasswing mimic, Ithomiola floralis is protected by resembling Ithomiinae species.
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