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    Marpesia (butterfly)
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    Marpesia is a butterfly genus in the family Nymphalidae. The species of this genus are found in the Neotropical and Nearctic realms.


    The genus includes the following species, listed alphabetically:[1][2][3]

    • Marpesia berania (Hewitson, 1852) – amber daggerwing (Mexico, Colombia Ecuador, Brazil (Amazonas), Peru, Honduras)
    • Marpesia chiron (Fabricius, 1775) – many-banded daggerwing (southern United States, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, Mexico to Ecuador, Suriname)
    • Marpesia corinna (Latreille, [1813]) – Corinna daggerwing (Colombia, Peru)
    • Marpesia corita (Westwood, 1850) – orange-banded daggerwing (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras)
    • Marpesia crethon (Fabricius, 1776) – Crethon daggerwing (Suriname, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela)
    • Marpesia egina (Bates, 1865) – Egina daggerwing (Brazil (Amazonas), Peru)
    • Marpesia eleuchea Hübner, 1818 – Antillean daggerwing (Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Antilles)
    • Marpesia furcula (Fabricius, 1793) – sunset daggerwing (Nicaragua, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil (Amazonas), Argentina)
    • Marpesia harmonia (Klug, 1836) – pale daggerwing or Harmonia daggerwing (Mexico)
    • Marpesia livius (Kirby, 1871) – Livius daggerwing (Mexico to Panama, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador)
    • Marpesia marcella (C. & R. Felder, 1861) – pansy daggerwing (Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru)
    • Marpesia merops (Doyère, [1840]) – dappled daggerwing (Guatemala to Bolivia)
    • Marpesia orsilochus (Fabricius, 1776) – Orsilochus daggerwing (Suriname, Brazil)
    • Marpesia petreus (Cramer, [1776]) – ruddy daggerwing (United States (Texas, Florida), Guadelope, Mexico)
    • Marpesia themistocles (Fabricius, 1793) – Norica daggerwing (Ecuador, Peru, Brazil (Amazonas))
    • Marpesia tutelina (Hewitson, 1852) – Tutelina daggerwing (Brazil (Amazonas))
    • Marpesia zerynthia Hübner, [1823] – waiter daggerwing (United States (Texas), Colombia, Peru, Ecuador Brazil (Bahia))
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      M. chiron
      southern Amazon, Brazil

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      M. chiron
      the Pantanal, Brazil

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      M. furcala
      southern Amazon

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      M. orsilochus
      southern Amazon

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      M. orsilochus
      southern Amazon


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    1. ^ a b "Marpesia Hübner, 1818" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
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    3. ^ Learn About Butterflies

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