Tigridia acesta

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Tigridia acesta
Tiger beauty (Tigridia acesta tapajona).JPG
T. a. tapajona, Brazil
Scientific classification
Coeini (disputed)

Hübner, 1819
T. acesta
Binomial name
Tigridia acesta

Papilio acestaLinnaeus, 1758

Tigridia acesta, the tiger beauty, is a butterfly of the monotypic genus Tigridia in the family Nymphalidae found from Mexico to South America. [1]

It is sometimes placed in the tribe Coeini and sometimes in the tribe Nymphalini.


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  1. "Tigridia Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms