Notes on Haetera from Colombia, with description of the immature stages of Haetera piera (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae).

L. M. Constantino


The early stages and a larval food plant are reported for the first time for Haetera piera (Linnaeus) from the upper Amazon. The life history is fully described from material collected at Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, in Southeastern Colombia. The larval food plant of H. piera is Spathiphyllum wallisii (Araceae), a new host plant family record for the Neotropical Satyrinae.


Amazon; Araceae; Arecaceae; biology; Central America; Costa Rica; Cyperaceae; Dulcedo; Ecuador; Gramineae; Haeterini; Heliconiaceae; larvae; life history; Marantaceae; Neckeraceae; Neotropical; Paradulcedo; Peru; Pierella; Poaceae; Pseudohaetera; Selaginellaceae; South America

Full Text:



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2017 Tropical Lepidoptera Research