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Anetia thirza

Anetia thirza

Anetia thirza, the cloud-forest monarch, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found Mexico and Central America (including El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama).

Anetia thirza
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Anetia
A. thirza
Binomial name
Anetia thirza
(Geyer, [1833])
  • Anelia thirza Geyer, [1833]
  • Clothilda thirza
  • Argynnis euryale Klug, 1836
  • Synalpe euryale
  • Clothilda insignis Salvin, 1869
  • Anetia insignis

The larvae possibly feed on Metastelma and Cynanchum species.


  • Anetia thirza thirza (Mexico)
  • Anetia thirza insignis (Salvin, 1869) (Costa Rica, Panama)

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