Necyria bellona


Necyria bellona
Necyria bellona
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Division: Rhopalocera
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Riodinidae
Tribe: Riodinini
Genus: Necyria
Species: N. bellona
Binomial name
Necyria bellona
Westwood, 1851

The Bellona Metalmark (Necyria bellona) is a butterfly of the Riodinidae family. It is found in most of South America.

Subspecies

The following subspecies are recognised:

  • Necyria bellona bellona (Bolivia)
  • Necyria bellona saundersii (Colombia and Ecuador)
  • Necyria bellona manco (Colombia)
  • Necyria bellona juturna (Colombia)
  • Necyria bellona westwoodi (Peru)
  • Necyria bellona whitelyiana (Peru)
  • Necyria bellona zaneta (Ecuador)
  • Necyria bellona gerhardi (Colombia)
  • Necyria bellona ahrenholzi (Peru)