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191 lc, p. 12. 5 mm. Forewing worn but mostly dark SMITHSONIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO ZOOLOGY greyish brown. Hindwing dark greyish brown and orange-yellow. Segments 1 and 2 of abdomen greyish brown dorsally—this color continued posteriorly at sides of abdomen to segment 5; 3-5 orange dorsally and 7-8 olive brown; white ventrally. Described from a single male from "St. Jean du Maroni," French Guiana. Holotyped 1 : "Dognin Collection; Aout; Guyane Franchise, St. Jean du Maroni; Collection Le Moult; Type No.

116. 0 mm. Front of head iridescent turquoise, vertex deep yellow with medial iridescent turquoise patch. Thorax deep yellow. Forewing and hindwing deep yellow with greyish brown markings. Abdominal segments 1-3 dorsally deep yellow, 4-8 black, iridescent turquoise medial patch on 5-8 and lateral patch on 3-8; segments 2-7 ventrally deep yellow with black transverse band at posterior margin of 2, 6, and 7 and with iridescent turquoise lateral markings on 3-7, 8 black with iridescent turquoise posterior transverse band.

Abdominal segments 1 and 2 vivid red dorsally—this color extended on either side as narrow line to segment 8; 25 NUMBER 5 0 posterior fringe of 8 white; remainder of abdomen pale yellow dorsally and ventrally. Described from an unspecified number of male and female specimens from El Sitio and Juan Vinas, Costa Rica. The lectotype alone bears a label "Type No. " There is a female paralectotype from Juan Vinas in the USNM. ; Collection Wm. Schaus; Type No. 16887; Evius cochenouri Schs. type

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