The Butterflies of Monteverde: Brush-footed butterflies

Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae (Nymphalinae)


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).*

Adelpha basiloides (Bates)
Adelpha boreas opheltes Fruhstorfer
Adelpha celerio Bates
Adelpha cytherea marcia Fruhstorfer
Adelpha demialba (Butler)
Adelpha erymanthis Godman & Salvin
Adelpha fessonia Hewitson
Adelpha iphiclus (Linnaeus)
Adelpha ixia leucas Fruhstorfer
Adelpha justina lacina (Butler)
Adelpha leuceria (Druce)
Adelpha leucophthalma (Latreille)
Adelpha massilia Felder
Adelpha melanthe Bates
Adelpha naxia (Felder & Felder)
Adelpha salmoneus salmonides Hall
Adelpha tracta (Butler)
Adelpha zalmona sophax Godman & Salvin
Adelpha zea paraeca Bates
Anartia fatima Godart
Anartia jatrophe (Linnaeus)
Biblis hyperia (Cramer)
Callicore pacifica bugaba (Staudinger)
Catonephele chromis godmani Stichel
Catonephele mexicana Jenkins and de la Maza
Catonephele numilia esite (Felder)
Colobura dirce (Linnaeus)
Cyclogramma pandama Doubleday
Diaethria anna (Guerin-Meneville)
Diaethria astala (Guerin-Meneville)
Diaethria eupepla (Godman & Salvin)
Diaethria marchalii (Guerin-Meneville)
Dynamine mylitta (Cramer)
Ectima rectifascia Butler & Druce
Epiphile adrasta Hewitson
Epiphile grandis Butler
Epiphile orea plusios Godman & Salvin
Eunica caresa Hewitson
Eunica monima modesta Bates
Eunica mygdonia Godart
Euptoieta hegesia hoffmanni Comstock
Hamadryas amphinome mexicana (Lucas)
Hamadryas februa ferentina (Godart)
Hamadryas feronia farinulenta (Fruhstorfer)
Hamadryas fornax fornacalia (Fruhstorfer)
Hamadryas guatemalena guatemalena (Bates)
Historis acheronta (Fabricius)
Historis odius (Fabricius)
Hypanartia arcaei (Godman & Salvin)
Hypanartia godmani (Bates)
Hypanartia kefersteini (Doubleday)
Hypanartia lethe (Fabricius)
Junonia genoveva Cramer
Marpesia berania (Hewitson)
Marpesia chiron (Fabricius)
Marpesia coresia (Godart)
Marpesia marcella (Felder)
Marpesia merops (Boisduval)
Marpesia petreus (Cramer)
Nica flavilla canthara Doubleday
Perisama barnesi Schaus
Pycina zamba zelys (Godman & Salvin)
Pyrrhogyra crameri Aurivillius
Pyrrhogyra edocla aenaria Fruhstorfer
Pyrrhogyra neaerea hypsenor Godman & Salvin
Pyrrhogyra otolais otolais Bates
Siproeta epaphus epaphus (Latreille)
Siproeta stelenes biplagiata (Fruhstorfer)
Siproeta superba eunoe Fox and Forbes
Smyrna blomfildia datis Fruhstorfer
Temenis laothoe agatha (Fabricius)
Vanessa virginiensis (Drury)

* 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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Created: 6 January 2001; Updated: 4 May 2001.