Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

First host plant record for Thaeides muela (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae: Eumaeini).

Abstract

The native shrub Baccharis alnifolia Meyen & Walp. (Asterales: Asteraceae) is recorded as the first larval host plant known for the Neotropical hairstreak Thaeides muela (Dyar, 1913) (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Eumaeini), based on field samplings performed on the western slopes of the northern Chilean Andes.