Catoblepia versitincta Stichel, 1901

Common Name:
Versitincta Giant Owl
Natural History:

Amog the 8 species recorded of Catoblepia in the Neotropics, in central Amazonia Catoblepia versitincta is less abundant in the understory. Little is known about its biology.

Distribution:
Brazil; French Guiana; Suriname
Feeding Adult:

Adults feed on rotten fruits 

Feeding Caterpillars:

For other species Catoblepia there is a series of host-plants included in Palmae and Musaceae

Color:
brown, orange, yellow
Habitat:
forest
Specimen deposited in the Collection of Invertebrates INPA, Manaus, Amazonas
Specimen deposited in the Collection of Invertebrates INPA, Manaus, Amazonas