Helicopis cupido (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name:
Cupido Metalmark

Papilio cupido (Linnaeus, 1758)

Brazil; Ecuador; Guyana; Peru; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela
forest, forest edge, urban
Feeding Caterpillars:

According Beccaloni et al. (2008) are recorded plants of Araceae (Montrichardia sp. in Equador and Montrichardia arborescens in Guyana and Trinidad. 

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
helicopis cupido_arcangello

In urban residence, Manaus, Amazonas

Photo: Marcella Arcangelo Rufino