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ismenius

H. ismenius ismenius   (P.A. Latreille, [1817])

forms: antioquensis  (O. Staudinger, 1885), hermanni  (H.H. Riffarth, 1899), immoderata  (H.F.E.J. Stichel, 1906), albofasciatus  (H. Neustetter, 1907), ———defasciatus  (H. Neustetter, 1909). abadiae (H. Apolinar, 1926)

MALE – Colombia

FEMALE – Otanche, Colombia 12/1989

FEMALE – Colombia – yellow form

f. immoderata – MALE – yellow – Boyaca 700-1100m, Colombia 12/2007

f. immoderata – MALE – yellow – Boyacà Otanche Colombia 1997

f. immoderata – FEMALE – Otanche Colombia 2008?

f. near to hermanni, yellow – MALE – Otanche Colombia 2008?

f. albofasciatus – Otanche Colombia 2008

 

 

 H. ismenius boulleti    (H. Neustetter, 1928)

MALE – Antioquia Colombia

FEMALE – Antioquia Colombia

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MALE – Panama

FEMALE – Panama

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ismenius  x  boulleti – MALE – Otanche Colombia 2008

ismenius  x  boulleti – FEMALE – Otanche Colombia 2008

ismenius x  boulleti – MALE – Otanche Muzo Colombia 30/5/1993

f. abadiae – ismenius x boulleti – MALE – Otanche Colombia 2006

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H. ismenius clarescens   (A.G. Butler, 1875)

MALE – Peninsula de Osa Gallardo Costa Rica 12/2004

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clarescens  x  boulleti (large HW border) – MALE – 250m Peninsula de Osa Gallardo Costa Rica 9/12/2004

clarescens  x  boulleti (large HW border) – FEMALE – 250m Peninsula de Osa Gallardo Costa Rica 7/12/2004

 

 

 

 

 

despite very similar to “x ismenius”, I guess “x boulleti” hybrid due to the possible contact area between the ssp, unless these forms come from a butterfly farm (quite common in Costa Rica)

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H. ismenius telchinia   (E. Doubleday, 1847)

MALE – Veracruz, Mexico 10/1968

FEMALE – Dept. Santa Rosa, Finca El Retiro Ca. 1350m Guatemala 7/2007 – Coll. A. Müller

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

H. ismenius occidentalis   (H. Neustetter, 1928)

MALE – Calima Colombia 1985

FEMALE – Colombia – x metaphorus? (see H & H, PL 26 fig. 5c)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

H. ismenius metaphorus   (G. Weymer, 1883)

MALE – Ecuador

 

 

fasciatus F.D. Godman & O. Salvin, 1877

hoppi H. Neustetter, 1928 hyb.

tilletti K.S. Brown & F. Fernández, 1976

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