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They are nocturnal and rest at the midrib of the leaves during day, sometimes in groups.
Juices of fermenting fruits and a wide variety of nectar plants
Mexico, through Central America, to the Amazon River basin in South America
- Commonly called owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes.
Animalia , Arthropoda, Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Brassolini , Caligo, C. eurilochus
Place of Birth
The upper side of the wings is beige, black – and iridescent blue in males. The underside is brown, black and white with a giant eyespot on each hind wing.