Siproeta stelenes described in Papilio
the MalachiteAndrew V. Z. Brower
A widespread neotropical butterfly, ranging from Mexico to Argentina. It frequents disturbed areas and forest edges. Larvae feed on Acanthaceae (DeVries, 1987).
Thought to be a Batesian mimic of Philaethria spp. (Heliconiina).
- Papilio ? jason
- Papilio lavinia
- Metamorpha sthenele
- Urania dotata
- Victorina biplagiata
- Victorina steneles biplagiata f. pallida
- Victorina steneles ab. stygiana
- Victorina insularis
- Victorina steneles meridionalis
- Victorina steneles steneles f. bipunctata
- Victorina steneles didoïdes
- Victorina stelenes vilarsi
- Victorina sophene
- Vernacular Names: the Malachite
DeVries, P.J. (1987) The butterflies of Costa Rica and their natural history. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J.
Lamas, G., Ed. (2004) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville, Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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