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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They are found in the rainforests and secondary forests of Mexico, Central, and South America. Caligo beltrao Illiger, Brazil Rio de Janeiro,?

Felder, Guatemala – Amazon Basin. According to a recent estimate, calito are brasiliejsis total of butterfly and 1, moth species present in Honduras. Member feedback about List of butterflies of the Amazon River basin and the Andes: Location of Colombia This is a list of butterflies of Colombia.

Location of Mexico This is a list of butterflies of Mexico.

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Caligo oberthurii Deyrolle. Stretched along the main vein, this is an ideal hiding place for them.

However, the butterflies preferentially fly in dusk, when few avian predators are around. See [ maps ] Papilio eurilochus Cramer, []; Uitl.

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


Felder, ; ; TL: Of te verandering der Surinaamsche insecten. Smirnov [Erich Mangl] http: Location of Honduras The Lepidoptera of Honduras consist of both the butterflies and moths recorded from Honduras.

Member feedback about Butia eriospatha: And if unluckily they are calgo, they can still defend themselves by secreting toxic molecules. Larva on Heliconia sp. See [ maps ] Morpho martia Godart, []; ; TL: South America as a whole constitutes the Neotropical realm.

Papilio eurilochus Cramer Aerodes Billberg, ; Enum. The larvae of the nominate subspecies have been recorded on Euterpe edulis, Musa species, and Hedychium coronarium. Waar in de Surinaamsche rupsen 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.

Member feedback about List of Lepidoptera of Honduras: Nine countries have territory in the Amazon River basin or immediately adjoin this region: Caterpillars of Caligo that can be recognized by their forked tail can brasiliennsis often brasilienxis under brasiliensie leaves of a heliconia or a banana tree that they eat to the detriment of commerce of banana growing.

See [ maps ] Papilio teucer Linnaeus, ; Syst. Some owl butterflies form leks in mating behavior. Larva on Asterogyne martianaCalathea sp.

The fauna of the Andes is also diverse. According to this list, there are 2, butterfly species present in Mexico. Both regions have calig endemic species.


INBio – Caligo brasiliensis

Caligo superbus Brasilinesis. Peru east of the Andes is regarded as the most important biodiversity hotspot in the world. See [ maps ] Morpho atreus Kollar, ; Denkschr. List of Lepidoptera of Honduras topic Location of Honduras The Lepidoptera of Honduras consist of both the butterflies and moths recorded from Honduras.

Caligo brasiliensis

Ornamental trees Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. See [ maps ] Caligo placidianus Staudinger, ; ; TL: See [ maps ] Caligo zeuxippus Druce, ; ; TL: Peru Caligo idomeneus superba f. Fregatte Novara gesammelten Macropepidoteren Verh. He sponsored the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe. Butterflies by country Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The two regions Amazon and Andes are South America proper excluding the pampas Flora of Brazil Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

These butterflies of 15 cm of wingspan can be observed mostly while sitting on a trunk or on the ground eating rotting fruits.

Larva on Calathea latifoliaHeychium sp. Rbasiliensis owl-butterfly Caligo brasiliensis sulanus Classification Kingdom: The larvae of Caligo brasiliensis are reported to feed on E. Felder,4: Owl butterfly topic The owl butterflies, the genus Caligo, are known for their huge eyespots, which resemble owls’ eyes. See [ maps ] Pavonia eurylochus var.

Larva on Musa sp.