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Mechanitis lysimnia

Synonyms: Heliconia lysimene; Heliconia narcèa; Mechanitis albescens; Mechanitis blissi; Mechanitis connectens; Mechanitis ocona; Mechanitis roqueensis; Mechanitis sulphurea; Mechanitis suphurescens

Wikipedia Abstract

The Confused Tigerwing, Sweet-oil Tiger, or Lysimnia Tigerwing (Mechanitis lysimnia) is a species of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It was described by Fabricius in 1793. It is found in Central and South America, from southern Mexico to Uruguay.
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Prey / Diet

Brugmansia arborea (Cornucopia)[1]
Brunfelsia uniflora (manaca)[1]
Solanum agrarium[1]
Solanum betaceum (tree tomato)[1]
Solanum capsicoides (cockroach poison)[1]
Solanum incarceratum[1]
Solanum luridifuscescens[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Solanum mauritianum (earleaf nightshade)[1]
Solanum paniculatum (Jurubeba)[1]
Solanum pectinatum[1]
Solanum robustum (Shrubby Nightshade)[1]
Solanum sisymbriifolium (Sticky Nightshade)[1]
Solanum tuberosum (Irish potato)[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Jorrit 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.
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