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Biology and morphology of the immature stages of Hermeuptychia atalanta (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)

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Author(s):
Cosmo, Leandro G. [1] ; Barbosa, Eduardo P. [1] ; Freitas, Andre V. L. [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Museu Zool, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Dept Biol Anim, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: ANNALES DE LA SOCIETE ENTOMOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE; v. 50, n. 1, p. 82-88, 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

This paper describes the morphology of the immature stages (egg, larva and pupa) and larval behavior of the butterfly Hermeuptychia atalanta, a common and widespread species of satyrinae in South America. Eggs are white and spherical, laid singly on leaves of grasses. The first instar has a light-green body and dark-brown head; all remaining instars present body and head capsule light green. Larvae have no spines, and general morphology is similar to other species of the subtribe Euptychiina. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/03750-8 - Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographic distribution patterns of the clades Yphthimoides Forster, 1964 and Pharneuptychia Forster, 1964 (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)
Grantee:Eduardo de Proença Barbosa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 11/50225-3 - Natural history, phylogeny and conservation of Neotropical Lepidoptera
Grantee:André Victor Lucci Freitas
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants