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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3941.2.4

A new species of Cogia from Oaxaca, Mexico (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Eudaminae)

ANDREW D. WARREN, DIEGO R. DOLIBAINA, CLAUDIA HERNÁNDEZ-MEJÍA

Abstract


A new species of Cogia A. Butler, 1870, is described from two localities ranging from 1470 to 2000 m elevation in the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico; it occurs in cloud forest habitats and appears to be endemic to Mexico. Cogia buena, n. sp., is closely related to C. mala Evans, 1953 and C. aventinus (Godman & Salvin, 1894); these three species are the only known Cogia taxa whose males lack a hair tuft on the dorsal hindwing, and all have similar genitalia.

 


Keywords


aventinus, cloud forest, endemic, Guatemala, mala

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