North American Ecology (US and Canada)
- Scott, J. A. 1986. The butterflies of North America. Stanford University Press.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Doxocopa laure
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 31
Species With Barcodes: 1
Barcode data: Doxocopa laure
There are 29 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Description[edit source | edit]
Doxocopa laure has a wingspan reaching about 82 millimetres (3.2 in). The upperside of the wing is dark brown with a slight bluey iridescence, with a white central band on hindwing, and an orange forewing on males. For females, the upperside is dark brown with no iridescence, with a white median band on both wings, ending with a yellow spot at the hindwing leading edge. On both sexes, the underside of the hindwing is greyish with a silver iridescence.
Distribution[edit source | edit]
Subspecies[edit source | edit]
- Doxocopa laure laure (Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala)
- Doxocopa laure laura (Hübner, ) (Jamaica)
- Doxocopa laure druryi (Hübner, ) (Cuba)
- Doxocopa laure griseldis (C. & R. Felder, 1862) (Upper Amazon, Peru)
- Doxocopa laure laurona (Schaus, 1902) (Brazil: Rio de Janeiro)
- Doxocopa laure mima (Fruhstorfer, 1907) (Colombia, Trinidad)
References[edit source | edit]
"Butterflies and Moths of North America: collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera". Retrieved January 30, 2012.
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