Ethmia 02. sp-gr scythropa WALSINGHAM, 1912
Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Cuba, Jamaica, Costa Rica: rain forest, east side of Cord. Volcanica de Guanacaste and Tilaran and in n Caribbean lowlands
Type locality: Costa Rica, Banana River [Rio Banano near Limon]
Ethmia scythropa is easily distinguished from all other members of the genus in Central America by its erect, white scaling of the head and the presence of gray tufts of hair under the tegula in the male.
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