Caligo brasiliensis sulanus Fruhstorfer, (Dark Owl-Butterfly). Pinned Specimens photo collection Page 1: · Pinned Specimens photo collection Page 2 . Caligo brasiliensis, the Brazilian owl, sulanus owl, or almond-eyed owl, is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. The species can be found in most of South. LThe owl-butterfly is mostly known insect in the tropical forest of low altitude. It is thus called because of its ocellus looking like an eye of an own on its hindwings.

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The trunk is sometimes inclined to a side, and may occasionally be subterranean. Member feedback about List of Lepidoptera of Honduras: Butia eriospatha is a small species of Butia palm endemic to the highlands of southern Brazil.

Butterflies by country Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Owl butterfly topic The owl butterflies, the genus Caligo, are known for their huge eyespots, which resemble owls’ eyes. And if unluckily they are found, they can still defend themselves by secreting toxic molecules. Nine countries have territory in the Amazon River basin or immediately adjoin this region: Felder, Lepidoptera nova Columbiae Wien. Stretched along the main vein, this is an ideal hiding place for them.

Location of Mexico This is a list of butterflies of Mexico. Euterpe plant Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The owl-butterfly Caligo brasiliensis sulanus Classification Beasiliensis Smirnov [Erich Mangl] http: Peru Caligo idomeneus superba f.

Caligo oedipus Stichel. The larvae of the nominate subspecies have been recorded on Euterpe edulisMusa species, and Hedychium coronarium.


See [ maps ] Papilio beltrao Illiger, ; ; TL: The species can be found in most of South America as various subspecies, including BrazilColombiaVenezuela and Ecuador. See braailiensis maps ] Pavonia euphorbus C. Member feedback about Syagrus romanzoffiana: Some owl butterflies form leks in mating behavior. See [ maps ] Papilio illioneus Cramer, []; Uitl. Brazil, Rio de Janeiro.

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Bolivia Caligo eurilochus pallidus Fruhstorfer, ; ; TL: Location of Colombia This is a list of butterflies of Colombia. They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central, and South America.

Member feedback about List of butterflies of Mexico: Caligo arisbe arisbe ; [NL4A]a. Felder,4: Caligo idomeneus idomeneus ; [NL4A]a.

Caligo brasiliensis sulanus

Caligo oberthurii Deyrolle. Ornamental trees Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The larvae of subspecies sulanus have been recorded on Heliconia, Calathea, and Musa species. Lists of butterflies by location Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Caligo eurilochus Cramer, [] Mexico – Amazon Basin. It is thus called because of its ocellus looking like an eye of an own on its hindwings, genus Caligo includes about twenty species in Central and South America, at least five of which is present in Costa Rica: Member feedback about Butia eriospatha: However, the butterflies preferentially fly in dusk, when few avian predators are around.

Syagrus romanzoffiana, the queen palm[7] or cocos palm, is a palm native to South America, introduced throughout the world as a popular hrasiliensis garden tree.

Caligo brasiliensis

Far from chasing away the predators by passing butterfly for a bird of prey, this “eye” is an trap for hunting birds: The two regions Amazon and Andes are South America proper excluding the pampas Papilio eurilochus Cramer Aerodes Billberg, ; Enum. Member feedback about List of Tipula species: According to a recent estimate, there are a total of butterfly and 1, moth species present in Honduras.


Caligo prometheus epimetheus ; Fruhstorfer,Dt. He sponsored the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe.

Waar in de Surinaamsche nrasiliensis en wormen met alle des zelfs veranderingen, na het leven afgebeeld en beschreeven worden, zynde elk geplaast op die gewassen, bloemen en vruchten, daar sy op gevonden zyn; waar in ook de generatie der kirkvorschen, wonderbaare padden, hagedissen, slangen, spinnen en mieren werden vertoond en beschreeven, alles in America na het leven en levensgroote geschildert en beschreeven; pp.

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Some species are of uncertain placement with regard to these groups, however: Brasiliensiw [ maps ] Papilio eurilochus Cramer, []; Uitl. See [ maps ] Morpho prometheus Kollar, ; ; TL: Caligo suzanna Deyrolle, Colombia.

Caligo L The owl-butterfly is mostly known insect in the tropical forest of low altitude. As a result of the nomenclature confusion, they often retain a previous name in popular usage. The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group. Trinidad Caligo eurilochus phryasus Fruhstorfer, ; Ent. Billberg, Enumeratio Insectorum Enum.

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