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Caligo memnon C. & R. Felder, 1866

Имаго  Caligo memnon


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Morphinae tribe Brassolini subtribe Brassolina genus Caligo → species Caligo memnon

Species name(s)

Caligo memnon C. & R. Felder, 1866 = Caligo telamonius memnon (C. & R. Felder, [1867]) = Pavonia memnon C. & R. Felder, [1867] = Pavonia dardanus Boisduval, 1870 = Caligo memnon memnon = Pavonia dardanus Boisduval, 1870.

Giant Owl Butterfly


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Caligo memnon

Subspecies Caligo memnon


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04.09.2014 1:39, Peter Khramov

Dim, about subspecies still relevant?

12.10.2011 20:06, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Do not look. Now it is a subspecies of Caligo telamonius (C. & R. Felder, 1862)
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea

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