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Thepytus carmen, a newly described species of butterfly from Brazil

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Thepytus carmen, a newly described species of butterfly from Brazil, was recently named in memory of Carmen Lúcia Buck in recognition of the gracious support of science that she and her husband Peter have provided to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Described by Smithsonian entomologist Robert K. Robbins and Marcelo Duarte, Museum of Zoology, University of São Paulo. (Illustration by Vichai Malikul)

 

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