The Butterflies of Monteverde: Satyrs & Wood-nymphs

Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae (Satyrinae)


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).*

Catargynnis rogersi (Godman & Salvin)
Cissia alcinoe (Felder)
Cissia calixta (Butler)
Cissia confusa (Staudinger)
Cissia gigas (Butler)
Cissia hermes (Fabricius)
Cissia hesione (Sulzer)
Cissia labe (Butler)
Cissia libye (Linnaeus)
Cissia metaleuca (Boisduval)
Cissia polyphemus (Butler)
Cissia pseudoconfusa Singer, DeVries, and Ehrlich
Cissia renata (Cramer)
Cissia satyrina (Bates)
Cissia similis (Butler)
Cissia tiessa (Hewitson)
Cissia usitata (Butler)
Cithaerias menander (Drury)
Cyllopsis hedemanni hedemanni Felder
Cyllopsis pephredo (Godman)
Cyllopsis rogersi (Godman & Salvin)
Dioriste cothon (Salvin)
Dioriste cothonides (Grose-Smith)
Drucina leonata Butler
Eretris hulda (Butler & Druce)
Eretris suzannae DeVries
Euptychia insolata Butler & Druce
Euptychia jesia Butler
Euptychia mollis Staudinger
Euptychia westwoodi Butler
Manitaria maculata (Hopffer)
Oressinoma typhla Westwood
Oxeoschistus euryphyle Butler
Oxeoschistus puerta submaculatus Butler
Pedaliodes ereiba cremera Godman & Salvin
Pedaliodes manis (Felder & Felder)
Pedaliodes perperna (Hewitson)
Pedaliodes triaria Godman & Salvin
Pierella helvetia incanescens Godman & Salvin
Pierella luna luna (Fabricius)
Pronophila timanthes Salvin
Taygetis andromeda (Cramer)
Taygetis celia keneza Butler
Taygetis kerea Butler
Taygetis salvini Staudinger
Taygetis virgilia rufomarginata Staudinger

* 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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