Libytheana carinentaNiklas Wahlberg
Libytheana carinenta is found in North and South America. The host plant of the species is Celtis, and eggs are laid singly. The species is known to have massive migrations; sometimes there are so many butterflies flying that they block sunlight.
Kawahara, A. Y. 2006. Biology of the snout butterflies (Nymphalidae, Libytheinae), Part 2: Libytheana Michener. Transactions of the lepidopterological Society of Japan 57:265-277.
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