Life history of <i>Melanocyma faunula </i>in Malaysia<i> </i>(Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Morphinae).

Authors

  • H. Steiner

Keywords:

Amathusia, Amathusiinae, Amathusiini, behavior, Asia, biology, distribution, egg, Faunis, hostplant, immatures, larva, larval behavior, life history, Oriental, oviposition, Palmae, pupa, Southeast Asia, Taenaris

Abstract

Information and pictures of the immature stages of Melanocyma faunula (Westwood) found in Peninsular Malaysia are presented here for the first time. Eggs and larvae were found exclusively on the palm, Orania sylvicola (Griff.) H.E. Moore (Palmae).

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Published

2005-11-01