Phoebis argante

Phoebis argante (Fabricius 1775)

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Summary

General comments

This information is based an ongoing project dedicated to the inventory and dissemination of information on lepidopteran larvae, their host plants, and their parasitoids in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest and an Ecuadorian montane cloud forest.


N=31 rearings, 16 eclosed and 15 died. 

 

Adults are sexually dimorphic.

Author(s): Morrison, Colin; Garcia, Humberto; Dyer, Lee; Gentry, Grant
Rights holder(s): CAPEA

Life history

Foodplant Associations

Mimosoideae: Pentachlethra macroloba, Pithecellobium longifolium

Fabaceae: Senna fruticosaSenna papillosa, Inga alba, Inga sp. 

Author(s): Morrison, Colin; Garcia, Humberto; Dyer, Lee; Gentry, Grant
Rights holder(s): CAPEA

Distribution

Collected in Heredia Province, Costa Rica.

Author(s): Garcia, Humberto
Rights holder(s): CAPEA