Megeuptychia antonoe (Cramer, 1775)

Common Name:
Antonoe Satyr
Synonyms:

Papilio antonoe (Cramer, 1775)

Euptychia zeba (Butler, 1869)

Euptychia antonoë, [sic] f. confluens (R. Krüger, 1929)

Natural History:

Megeuptychia is a genus with only two species recorded in the Neotropics,  and the species M. monopunctata is recorded in Ecuador (Lamas, 2004).

Megeuptychia antonoe is a frugivorous species, and unlike of the most satyr, this species is almost exclusively collected in the forest canopy. In central Amazonia was rarely collected in traps in understory.

Distribution:
Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Peru; Suriname
Occurence Period:

occurs throughout the year

Feeding Adult:

Adulst feed on rotting fruit

Feeding Caterpillars:

In Costa Rica the caterpillars are recorded on Cyclanthaceae (Cyclanthus sp.) and Marantaceae (Calathea lutea),according compiled by Beccaloni et al. (2008).

Color:
grey, brown
Habitat:
forest
Publications:
Lamas G. (2004):
Atlas of neotropical Lepidoptera - Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. Book.: 1-439
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
megeuptychia antonoe

From dorsal

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

megeuptychia antonoe

From ventral

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