Foetterleia schreineriAndrew V. Z. Brower
A monotypic genus from the mountains near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Although it bears a superficial resemblance to some Andean genera, such as Oxeoschistus, Viloria (2007) suggests based on its wing venation the genus is most closely-related to Eteona.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Viloria, AL. 2007. The Brazilian genus Foetterleia, and its systematics. Tropical Lepidoptera 15: 56-58.
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