Libytheidae

Libytheidae

[‚lib·ə′thē·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The snout butterflies, a family of cosmopolitan lepidopteran insects in the suborder Heteroneura distinguished by long labial palps; represented in North America by a single species.
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Por ejemplo, ocupa el tercer lugar en diversidad de mariposas diurnas, con cerca de 3.780 especies, las cuales se distribuyen entre las familias Hesperiidae, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Libytheidae, Riodinidae y Lycaenidae (ANDRADE-C., 1990).
These families and number of species are: Papilionidae (5); Pieridae (14); Libytheidae (1); Argynnidae (20); Satyridae (20); Lycaenidae (39) and Hesperiidae (14).