ALEURON NEGLECTUM Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

Male Aleuron neglectum. Photo: © NHMUK.

TAXONOMY

Aleuron neglectum Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 (suppl.): 395 (key), 398. Type locality: [Peru,] Iquitos, Rio Cachyaco.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: The single record from China (Zhu & Wang, 1997) is odd and may represent an accidental importation or a museum mix-up.


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Native to the New World, from Mexico to southern Brazil and Bolivia.


Global distribution of Aleuron neglectum. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION

Neotropical.



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