Observations on the Biology of Skipper Butterflies in Trinidad, West Indies: Urbanus, Astraptes and Narcosius (Hesperiidae: Eudaminae)

Authors

  • Matthew J.W. Cock CABI, Bakeham Lane, Egham TW20 9TY, United Kingdom

Keywords:

egg, caterpillar, larva, pupa, leaf shelter, parasitoid

Abstract

Observations are provided on the food plants, leaf shelters, early stages and parasitoids of Urbanus proteus proteus (Linnaeus), U. belli (Hayward), U. esmeraldus (Butler), U. dorantes dorantes (Stoll), U. simplicius (Stoll), Astraptes talus (Cramer), A. fulgerator fulgerator (Walch), A. alardus alardus (Stoll), A. alector hopfferi (Plötz), A. anaphus (Cramer) and Narcosius colossus (Herrich-Schäffer) (Hesperiidae: Eudaminae) in Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago).

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Published

2015-12-31

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Research Papers