Is Hamadryas guatemalena elata Present in Costa Rica?Luis Ricardo Murillo-Hiller*
Zoocriadero de Mariposas, Escuela de Biología, Universidad de Costa Rica, 11501-2060, San José, Costa Rica
- *Corresponding Author:
- Luis Ricardo Murillo-Hiller
Zoocriadero de Mariposas, Escuela de Biología
Universidad de Costa Rica, 11501-2060, San José, Costa Rica
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 02, 2014; Accepted date: June 16, 2014; Published date: June 18, 2014
Citation: Murillo-Hiller LR (2014) Is Hamadryas guatemalena elata Present in Costa Rica?. Entomol Ornithol Herpetol 3:130. doi:10.4172/2161-0983.1000130
Copyright: © 2014 Luis Ricardo Murillo-Hiller. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The genus Hamadryas is composed by 20 species. H. guatemalena elata is currently known from two specimens from Brazil. Recently a new series of individuals have been caught in Costa Rica and here i discuss the validity of the taxa and its distribution.