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IMMATURE STAGES AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NEOTROPICAL SATYRINE PAREUPTYCHIA OCIRRHOE INTERJECTA (NYMPHALIDAE: EUPTYCHIINA)

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Author(s):
Freitas, Andre V. L. ; Barbosa, Eduardo Proenca ; Marin, Mario Alejandro
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF THE LEPIDOPTERISTS' SOCIETY; v. 70, n. 4, p. 271-276, DEC 2 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

The present paper describes the immature stages of the common Neotropical satyrine butterfly Pareuptychia ocirrhoe interjecta (R.F. d'Almeida, 1952). The solitary eggs are white and round, turning black 4 to 6 hours after oviposition. The four solitary larval instars are predominantly green and feed on grasses (Poaceae), including Setaria in nature and several other native and introduced species in captivity. The pupa is short and smooth and entirely green. Except for the black eggs, the immature stages are similar to those of other forest species of Euptychiina. The most remarkable and unique characteristic of P. ocirrhoe interjecta is the shiny black eggs, a possible synapomorphy for Pareuptychia not known in any other 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
FAPESP's process: 12/50260-6 - Structure and evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment: an integrative approach
Grantee:Lúcia Garcez Lohmann
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/50297-0 - Dimensions US-BIOTA São Paulo: a multidisciplinary framework for biodiversity prediction in the Brazilian Atlantic forest hotspot
Grantee:Cristina Yumi Miyaki
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 14/16481-0 - Phylogeny, systematic, and biogeography of the butterflies Pareuptychia clade (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae: Euptychiina)
Grantee:Mario Alejandro Marín Uribe
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate