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Specimen curated in the TAMUIC
Range: MEXICO: Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas
Type Locality: Oaxaca
Taxonomy: Orig. Comb: Eupyra principalis Walker 1864
Note: Druce (1884) reported that the only specimen known to him was the type in the British Museum.
Similar Species: Chrysocale regalis (Boisduval, 1836)
Biography: Francis Walker (1809 - 1874) - Wikipedia
Druce, H. 1884. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Volume I . R.H. Porter, London. Pl. 70, fig 27.
Walker, F. 1864. Lepidoptera Heterocera. in: List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 37: 97.
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