Chrysoplectrum pervivax (Hübner, [1819])

Common Name:
Pervivax Skipper

Papilio pervivax (Hübner, [1819]), replacement name (for a preoccupied name)

Papilio pertinax (Stoll, 1790),  preoccupied name (not Stoll, 1781)

Hesperia stollii (Verloren, 1837, replacement name (for a preoccupied name)

Pamphila schlleri (W.F. Kirby, 1871), replacement name (for a preoccupied name)

Thymele eudicus (Mabille, 1888)

Thymele neobulus (Mabille, 1888)

Natural History:

this species was only captured in the presence with swarms of army ants.

Feeding Adult:

Adults of this Chrysoplectrum pervivax feed on bird droppings

Feeding Caterpillars:

According records compiled by Beccaloni et al. (2008), are host-plants:

Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae: Tachigali sp.

Polygonaceae: Triplaris melaenodendron

green, brown
Beccaloni G.W, Viloria A.L., Hall S.K., Robinson G.S. (2008):
Catalogue of the hostplants of the Neotropical butterflies. Book., London, S.E.A., Ribes, CYTED, Natural History Museum, IVIC: 1-536

From dorsal

Specimen deposited in the Collection of Invertebrates INPA, Manaus, Amazonas