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Splendeuptychia hygina - Sátiro-Hygina / Hygina Satyr (Butler, 1877) Lepidoptera: Bombycina: Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini: Euptychiina<br />
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Wingspan: ~42mm (for more or less)<br />
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Date: 26th of March, 2017 at 03:35:12pm<br />
Location: Brazil, Santa Catarina, Benedito Novo (Lat: -26.769130761406302, Long: -49.36293485204408, Accuracy in meters: 2.0663307098619454)<br />
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Splendeuptychia is a genus of butterflies in the order Lepidoptera, subdivision Bombycina, superfamily Papilionoidea, family Nymphalidae, subfamily Satyrinae, tribe Satyrini and subtribe Euptychiina. It is not in the book &quot;Borboletas do Brasil (Butterflies of Brazil)&quot; by Haroldo Palo Jr.<br />
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It is registered in this document that the genus Splendeuptychia feeds on bamboo but I could find no registers of other hosts; larvae are also mentioned to possibly have a camouflage mechanism in order to hide among bamboo leaves, further mentioning that elongated larvae and pupae are not necessarily needed to hide among them: <a href="http://images.peabody.yale.edu/lepsoc/jls/2000s/2002/2002-56(4)286-Freitas.pdf" rel="nofollow">http://images.peabody.yale.edu/lepsoc/jls/2000s/2002/2002-56(4)286-Freitas.pdf</a><br />
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Bambusa sp. seem to be a common host among the genus.<br />
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Species: <a href="https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Splendeuptychia" rel="nofollow">https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Splendeuptychia</a><br />
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Species level ID&#039;d by kwillmott in iNaturalist. Animalia,Arthropoda,Arthropods,Bombycina,Brazil,Butterfly,Euptychiina,Geotagged,Insecta,Insects,Lepidoptera,Nymphalidae,Papilionoidea,Satyrinae,Satyrini,Splendeuptychia hygina,animal,animals,arthropod,insect Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Splendeuptychia hygina - Sátiro-Hygina / Hygina Satyr (Butler, 1877)

Lepidoptera: Bombycina: Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini: Euptychiina

Wingspan: ~42mm (for more or less)

Date: 26th of March, 2017 at 03:35:12pm
Location: Brazil, Santa Catarina, Benedito Novo (Lat: -26.769130761406302, Long: -49.36293485204408, Accuracy in meters: 2.0663307098619454)

Splendeuptychia is a genus of butterflies in the order Lepidoptera, subdivision Bombycina, superfamily Papilionoidea, family Nymphalidae, subfamily Satyrinae, tribe Satyrini and subtribe Euptychiina. It is not in the book "Borboletas do Brasil (Butterflies of Brazil)" by Haroldo Palo Jr.

It is registered in this document that the genus Splendeuptychia feeds on bamboo but I could find no registers of other hosts; larvae are also mentioned to possibly have a camouflage mechanism in order to hide among bamboo leaves, further mentioning that elongated larvae and pupae are not necessarily needed to hide among them: http://images.peabody.yale.edu/lepsoc/jls/2000s/2002/2002-56(4)286-Freitas.pdf

Bambusa sp. seem to be a common host among the genus.

Species: https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Splendeuptychia

http://butterfliesofamerica.com/L/t/Splendeuptychia_hygina_a.htm

Species level ID'd by kwillmott in iNaturalist.

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Splendeuptychia hygina is a brush-footed butterfly in the Splendeuptychia. It's type locality is from Brazil.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Oscar Neto

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Uploaded Nov 9, 2018. Captured in R. Cruz e Souza, 493 - Centro, Benedito Novo - SC, 89124-000, Brazil.