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Caligo atreus

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Caligo atreus

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Description

Sub-family

Brassolinae

Geographical distribution

Americas central and southern, Mexico

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

14-16 cm

Host plants

Several families including Heliconiaceae and Musaceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

Banana tree

Similar species

Caligo sp.

French name
Papillon chouette
Scientific name
Caligo atreus
English name
Atreus owl
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Nymphalidae

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