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

L. M. Constantino

Abstract


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.

Keywords


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

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