Chioides catillus (Cramer, 1779)

Common Name:
Spreadwing Skippers
Papilio catillus (Cramer, 1779)
Natural History:

Specimen captured with entomological net in secondary forest,  from study areas north of Manaus, Amazonas.

Brasil: Amazonas; Costa Rica; México; Panamá; Perú; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Uruguay
Feeding Caterpillars:

Host-plants according compiled by Beccaloni et al. (2008):

Compositae: Lindheimera sp.

Labiatae: Hyptis mutabilis, Monarda punctata, Origanum sp.

Leguminosae -Caesalpinioideae: Senna corymbosa

Leguminosae - Mimosoideae: Mimosa sp.

Leguminosae - Papilionoideae: Calopogonium mucunoides, Dioclea guianensis, Galactia striata, Glycine max, Glycine soja, Phaseolus sp., Phaseolus lunatus, Phaseolus vulgaris, Pueraria lobata, Pueraria phaseoloides, Rhynchosia calycosa, Rhynchosia minimaRhynchosia pyramidalis, Rhynchosia reticulata, Rhynchosia sp., Rhynchosia senna, Tephrosia sp.

brown, cream
forest edge
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
Chioides catillus

From dorsal

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

Chioides catillus V

From ventral

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