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A new euptychiine butterfly species from south Brazil and taxonomic rearrangements for Taydebis Freitas, 2013 and Hermeuptychia Forster, 1964 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)

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Author(s):
Zacca, Thamara [1] ; Casagrande, Mirna M. [2] ; Mielke, Olaf H. H. [2] ; Huertas, Blanca [3] ; Freitas, Andre V. L. [4, 5] ; Marin, Mario A. [4, 5] ; Espeland, Marianne [6] ; Willmott, Keith R. [7]
Total Authors: 8
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Rio de Janeiro, Dept Entomol, Museu Natl, Lab Pesquisas Lepidoptera, Rio De Janeiro - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Parana, Dept Zool, Lab Estudos Lepidoptera Neotrop, Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[3] Nat Hist Museum, Dept Life Sci, London - England
[4] Univ Estadual Campinas, Lab Ecol & Sistemat Borboletas, Dept Biol Anim, Inst Biol, Campinas, SP - Brazil
[5] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Museu Diversidade Biol, Campinas, SP - Brazil
[6] Zool Res Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn - Germany
[7] Univ Florida, Florida Museum Nat Hist, McGuire Ctr Lepidoptera & Biodivers, Gainesville, FL - USA
Total Affiliations: 7
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 5023, n. 4, p. 555-570, AUG 20 2021.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

A new species of Taydebis Freitas, 2003 from south Brazil is described using comparative morphology and species distributions. Also, based on morphology, we transfer Neonympha melobosis Capronnier, 1874 (formerly placed in Paryphthimoides Forster, 1964) to Taydebis, and recognize Euptychia peculiaris Butler, 1874 as its junior synonym (syn. nov.). Furthermore, the monotypic Prenda Freitas \& Mielke, 2011 is herein treated as junior synonym of Taydebis based on morphology, molecular and ecological evidence. Species of Taydebis are endemic and restricted to south Brazil, and now comprises three species: Taydebis guria Zacca, Casagrande \& Mielke sp. nov., T. melobosis comb. nov. and T. clarissa Freitas \& Mielke comb. nov. To continue clarifying Euptychiina taxonomy, Euptychia undulata Butler, 1867 (also formerly placed in Paryphthimoides) is transferred to Hermeuptychia Forster, 1964, and we provide additional information on its taxonomy, morphology, and distribution. Diagnoses, illustrations, and distributional maps are provided for all taxa except T. clarissa comb. nov. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/14735-9 - Comparative morphology and evolution of the male secondary sexual organs in Neotropical Satyrinae butterflies
Grantee:Thamara Zacca Bispo Taumaturgo
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
FAPESP's process: 12/50260-6 - Structure and evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment: an integrative approach
Grantee:Lúcia Garcez Lohmann
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/50225-3 - Natural history, phylogeny and conservation of Neotropical Lepidoptera
Grantee:André Victor Lucci Freitas
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 18/11910-1 - Elucidating the species boundaries and the evolutionary history of Neotropical butterflies: case studies in the subfamily Satyrinae (Nymphalidae)
Grantee:Mario Alejandro Marín Uribe
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 17/02264-6 - Comparative and evolutionary morphology of wing scent organs in Satyrinae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea)
Grantee:Thamara Zacca Bispo Taumaturgo
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate