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Catonephele nyctimus (Westwood 1850) described in Epicalia

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Catonephele


Formerly circumscribed to include C. cortesi and C. mexicana, this species is now restricted to populations occurring in Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezula. Larvae feed on Dalechampia spp. (Neild, 1996).


DeVries, P.J. (1987) The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J.

Neild, A.F.E. (1996) The Butterflies of Venezuela. Part I: Nymphalidae I (Limenitidinae, Apaturinae, Charaxinae), Meridian Publications, Greenwich, U. K.

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