Immature stages of the butterfly Actinote conspicua (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini).

A. V. L. Freitas, E. de Proença Barbosa, R. B. Francini


The early stages, food plant and behavior of Actinote conspicua Jordan, 1913, are described from Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil. Immature stage morphological characters are compared to those of other Actinote species. Os estágios imaturos, a planta hospedeira e o comportamento de Actinote conspicua Jordan, 1913, foram descritos de material proveniente de Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil. Os caracteres morfológicos dos imaturos foram comparados àqueles encontrados em outras espécies de Actinote.


Acraeini; Actinote; Actinote conspicua; life-cycle; Nymphalidae

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