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Coenophlebia

Coenophlebia
Coenophlebia archidona
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Charaxinae
Tribe: Anaeini
Genus: Coenophlebia
C. & R. Felder, 1862
Species: C. archidona
Binomial name
Coenophlebia archidona
(Hewitson, 1860)[1]
Synonyms
  • Siderone archidona Hewitson, 1860
  • Anaea archidona
  • Coenophlebia archidona magnifica Fruhstofer, 1915

Coenophlebia is a genus of neotropical charaxine butterflies in the family Nymphalidae, native to Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia and Ecuador. It is a monotypic genus. The single species is Coenophlebia archidona. The habitat consists of rainforests and transitional cloudforests at altitudes between 100 and 800 meters.

The wingspan is about 90 mm.[2] Adults mimic fallen leaves. They are attracted to decaying matter.[3]

References

  1. ^ at funet.fiCoenophlebia
  2. ^ Parque Nacional Sangay
  3. ^ Butterflies of the Amazon and Andes


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