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Caligo eurilochus (Owl butterfly)

Synonyms: Caligo andicolens; Caligo bolivianus

Wikipedia Abstract

The forest giant owl (Caligo eurilochus) is an owl butterfly (tribe Brassolini of nymphalid subfamily Morphinae, ranging from Mexico, through Central America, to the Amazon River basin in South America. The type locality is Suriname. Several subspecies are recognized, but many more have been proposed.
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Prey / Diet

Euterpe edulis[1]
Goeppertia latifolia[1]
Hedychium coronarium (white garland-lily)[2]
Heliconia latispatha (expanded lobsterclaw)[1]
Musa acuminata (edible banana)[2]
Musa paradisiaca (Banana)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Tropical Butterfly House
Zoological Society of London



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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