Intergeneric hybridism between Prepona and Agrias (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Charaxinae).

E. Furtado

Abstract


Immature stages, adult and immature behavior, and host plants are described for Protesilaus orthosilaus (Weymer) (Papilionidae, Papilioninae). The female is illustrated for the first time. Larvae were reared on Nectandra gardneri Meissner (Lauraceae).

Neste trabalho, descreve se os estágios imaturos, divulga se a planta hospedeira natural e informações etológicas e de distribuição espacial de Protesilaus orthosilaus (Weymer) (Papilionidae, Papilioninae). A fêmea é ilustrada pela primeira vez. As larvas foram criadas em Nectandra gardineri Meissner (Lauraceae).


Keywords


Behavior; biology; Brazil; butterflies; Cerrado; defensive behavior; distribution; eggs; hostplants; Hymenoptera; immatures; larvae; larval morphology; Lauraceae; Mato Grosso; morphology; life history; Neotropical; Paraguay; parasitoids; pupae; Rôndonia; South America; voltinism

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