Agrias narcissus (Staudinger,[1885])

Common Name:
Narcissus Agrias
Natural History:

In the Neotropics, are registered 3 subspecies (Lamas, 2004).

Are butterflies of robust body  and flight fastMales and females can be recorded throughout the year in understory strata and forest canopy. Are butterflies flying fast and robust body.

Distribution:
Brazil; French Guiana; Suriname; Venezuela
Occurence Period:

This species occurs throughout the year

Feeding Adult:

Adults feed on fermented fruits, vegetables exudates, animal excrement

Feeding Caterpillars:

In the Neotropics host-plants of Charaxinae are included in Euphorbiacea, Fabaceae, Mimosaceae, Lauraceae, Annonaceae, Piperaceae, Erythroxylaceae, Convolvulaceae, Monimiaceae and Quiinaceae (Canseco, 2007).

Color:
blue, red, yellow, orange, black
Habitat:
forest
Publications:
Lamas G. (2004):
Atlas of neotropical Lepidoptera - Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. Book.: 1-439
Canseco A.J.M.D. (2007):
Mariposas - Guía para el manejo sustentable de las mariposas del Perú. Book., Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana: 1-99
agrias narcissus male dorsal

Male, from dorsal

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

agrias narcissus male ventral

Male, from ventral

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

agrias narcissus female dorsal

Female, from dorsal

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

agrias narcissus female ventral

Female, from ventral

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