Dismorphia lelex (Hewitson, 1869)

    lelex Hewitson, 1869

Original Description

Leptalis sp. lelex Hewitson, 1869

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, Buckley leg., coll. W. C. Hewitson)
Additional information: "I designate herein as its lectotype a male in BMNH with the following labels: 'Ecuador / Hewitson Coll. / 79.69. / Leptalis / lelex. 3.', 'Type', 'Lecto- / type', 'Lectotype / Leptalis lelex / Hewitson Lamas ‘77'." (Lamas, 2004: 28).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "in Ecuador. [...] Rio Topo"
Current country: Ecuador

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Leptalis sp. lelex Hewitson, 1869
Treated as a species of Dismorphia Hübner, 1816 by Lamas (2004: 99).


Lectotype designated by Lamas (2004: 28).