Systematic position uncertain; probably closely related to Calliphlox, and sometimes merged into an expanded version of this genus; alternatively, has occasionally been grouped along with C. mitchellii, C. bryantae and C. evelynae in a revived genus Philodice. Monotypic.
C & S Mexico (C Sinaloa, México and Veracruz to Chiapas) through highlands of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to N Nicaragua.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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