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Dracula alcithoë Luer & Escobar

Named for Alcithoë, a woman in Greek mythology who was transformed into a bat.


Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula


Additional Information: This rare species occurs in a forested valley near Sibundoy on the eastern slopes of the Andes in southern Colombia and has recently been discovered in Ecuador on the western slopes at 6,230 feet (1,900 m) to 8,200 feet (2,500 m).