Libythea cinyras


 
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Mauritius Snout Butterfly-Mauritius
(Libythea cinyras)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

Mauritius

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

 
As far as I know this species is known on the base of only one specimen, the holotypus. This is in a very deplorable condition, so it lacks almost all parts of its body (shown in the picture below by contours) as well as large parts of its wings.

 
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Mauritius Snout Butterfly-Mauritius (Libythea cinyras)


Depiction from 'Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. London, The Society. 1907'

(flipped horizontal)

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