The Butterflies of Monteverde: Leaf butterflies

Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Charaxinae


The species below have been recorded from the Monteverde region, above 700 m elevation in the Cordillera de Tilarán. The scientific names follow DeVries (1987).*

Archaeoprepona demophon centralis Fruhstorfer
Archaeoprepona demophoon gulina Fruhstorfer
Archaeoprepona meander amphimachus(Fabricius)
Consul electra (Westwood)
Consul fabius cecrops (Doubleday)
Hypna clytemnestra clytemnestra (Cramer)
Memphis ambrosia (Druce)
Memphis centralis (Rober)
Memphis arginussa eubaena (Boisduval)
Memphis beatrix(Druce)
Memphis chaeronea indigotica (Salvin)
Memphis eurypyle confusa (Hall)
Memphis glycerium (Doubleday)
Memphis lankesteri (Hall)
Memphis lyceus (Druce)
Memphis morvus boisduvali (Comstock)
Memphis orthesia (Godman & Salvin)
Memphis pithyusa (Felder)
Memphis proserpina (Salvin)
Memphis titan peralta( Hall)
Prepona gnorima Bates
Prepona omphale octavia Fruhstorfer
Siderone marthesia (Cramer)
Zaretis callidryas (Felder)

* DeVries, P. J. 1987. The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History. Vol. I. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

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