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Dynastor darius stygianus Butler, 1872
(Daring Owl-Butterfly)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:


Live Adults photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S Mexico to W Ecuador




Carla Penz's Identification Pages:

Aiello, A. & R. Silberglied. 1978. Life history of Dynastor darius (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Brassolinae) in Panama. Psyche, 85: 331-345.

Casagrande, M.M. 2004. Brassolini. P. 201-205. In: J.B. Heppner (ed.). Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Part 4A Checklist (ed. by G. Lamas). Association of Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific publishers, Gainesville. 439 p.

Garzón-Orduña, I.J. & C.M. Penz. 2009. Phylogeny of Dynastor and Brassolis butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): a tough nut to crack. Zootaxa, 2134:1-22.

Romero, F.M., P. Bermudez & J.M. Gonzales. 2004. Notes on the life history of Dynastor darius darius (Fabricius) (Nymphalidae: Brassolinae) from Venezuela. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 59: 37-39.

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