Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

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Butterflies and Moths

About the Author
Ezequiel Núñez BustosNaturalist specialized in Lepidoptera of Argentina
Ezequiel Osvaldo Núñez Bustos collaborates in the identification of butterflies and moths. He is a field naturalist, a tourism technician and a keen entomologist. Since 1990 he has devoted himself to the investigation on the Lepidoptera of Argentina.He has published some papers on butterflies and moths both in local and international conservation and entomology magazines. His books "Mariposas serranas", "Mariposas de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires y alrededores" and "Misiones Mariposas" are already on the market.He has been coauthoring a whole Guide on Lepidoptera of Argentina (something never done in the country) and other stuff for nine years now.He has been engaged in the project of ADN Barcodes of Argentine Lepidoptera at the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (MACN) since 2010.To contact the author: E-mail: argentinebutterflies@hotmail.com
His works related to the Reservenuevas mariposasPublished in 2015especies urbanasPublished in 2008mariposas de ayer y de hoyPublished in the book "Buenos Aires, La historia de su paisaje natural" (2012)


Butterflies
Papilionidae - Papilioninae
Viuda del monte/Bunichus CattleheartBunichus Cattleheart
Parides bunichus damocrates
Borde de oro/Polydamas SwallowtailPolydamas Swallowtail
Battus polydamas polydamas
Limonera grande/Thoas SwallowtailThoas Swallowtail
Heraclides thoas thoantiades
 


Pieridae - Coliadinae
Lesbia Sulphur
Colias lesbia lesbia
Mancha de azufre/White Angled-sulphurWhite Angled-sulphur
Anteos clorinde
Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis sennae marcellina
Azufrada coluda/Tailed SulphurTailed Sulphur
Phoebis neocypris neocypris
Blanquita/Ghost YellowGhost Yellow
Eurema albula sinoe
Limoncito común/Common YellowCommon Yellow
Eurema deva deva
Falsa hoja/Straight-lined SulphurStraight-lined Sulphur
Rhabdodryas trite
 
Pieridae - Pierinae
Lechera ribereña/False Common WhiteFalse Common White
Teochila maenacte maenacte
Lechera argentina/Argentine White-milkAmerican White-milk
Tatochila mercedis vanvolxemii
Lechera común/Common White-milkCommon White-milk
Tatochila autodice autodice
Nacarada/Tropical WhiteTropical White
Glutophrissa drusilla drusilla
Pirpinto de la col/Great Southern WhiteGreat Southern White
Ascia monuste automate
     


Lycanidae - Theclinae
Malina Hairstreak
Rekoa malina
Élida/Arawacus ellidaElida Hairstreak
Arawacus ellida
Banda de plata/Silver-banded HairstreakSilver-banded Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon symaethis
Frotadora esmeralda coluda/Remus GreenstreakRemus Greenstreak
Cyanophrys remus
Frotadora oscura común/Caulonia GroundstreakCaulonia Groundstreak
Calycopis caulonia
Frotadora enana/Lantana Scrub-HairstreakLantana Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon bazochii
Frotadora común/Eurytulus Scrub-HairstreakEurytulus Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon eurytulus
 
Lycanidae - Polyomnatinae
Yuyera/Cassius BlueCassius Blue
Leptotes cassius cassius
     


Riodinidae - Riodininae
Danzarina chica/Lysippoides MetalmarkLysippoides Metalmark
Riodina lyssipoides
Acróbata rojiza/Russula MetalmarkRussula Metalmark
Emesis russula
   


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Nymphalidae - Libytheinae Nymphalidae - Danainae
Picuda/SnoutSnout
Libytheana carinenta carinenta
  Reina rojiza/SoldierSoldier
Danaus eresimus plexaure
Monarca/Southern MonarchSouthern Monarch
Danaus erippus
Nymphalidae - Morphinae  
Bandera argentina/Argentine MorphoArgentine Morpho
Morpho epistrophus argentinus
Duende de la sombra/Opsiphanes invirae amplificatusLowland Owlet
Opsiphanes invirae amplificatus
   
Nymphalidae - Satyrinae
Hermes/Hermes SatyrHermes Satyr
Hermeuptychia hermes
Ocelada doble línea/Poltys SatyrPoltys Satyr
Parypthimoides poltys
Marrón del pastizal/Celmis SatyrCelmis Satyr
Ypthimoides celmis
Nymphalidae - Biblidinae  
satinada grandeIvory
Eunica eburnea
Ochenta chica/Number eigthyNumber eighty
Diaethria candrena candrena
Daga chirona/Many-banded DaggerwingMany-banded Daggerwing
Marpesia chiron marius
Ninfa verde/Four-spotted SailorFour-spotted Sailor
Dynamine postverta postverta
Chasqueadora roja/Red CrackerRed Cracker
Hamadryas amphinome
     
Nymphalidae - Apaturinae  
Zafiro común/Laurentia EmperorLaurentia Emperor
Doxocopa laurentia laurentia
     
Nymphalidae - Nymphalinae
Bellísima común/Bella MapwingBella Mapwing
Hypanartia bella
Dama pintada/Southamerican LadySouthamerican Lady
Vanessa braziliensis
Dama manchada/Chilean LadyChilean Lady
Vanessa carye
Princesa roja/Red PeacockRed Peacock
Anartia amathea roeselia
Cenicienta/White PeacockWhite Peacock
Anartia jatrophae jatrophae
Cuatro ojos/Southern BuckeyeSouthern Buckeye
Junonia genoveva hilaris
Bataraza/Ithra CrescentIthra Crescent
Ortilia ithra
Claudina/Claudina CrescentClaudina Crescent
Tegosa claudina
Mariposa pavo real/European PeacockEuropean Peacock
Inachis io
     
Nymphalidae - Limenitidinae
Almirante menor/Syma SisterSyma Sister
Adelpha syma
Almirante blanca/Zea SisterZea Sister
Adelpha zea
   
Nymphalidae - Heliconiinae
Hortensia/Southern FritillarySouthern Fritillary
Euptoieta hortensia
Oily Lazy
Actinote mamita mamita
Big Lazy
Actinote pyrrha pyrrha
Perezosa amarilla/Yellow LazyYellow Lazy
Actinote carycina
Perezosa común/Common LazyCommon Lazy
Actinote pellenea pellenea
Espejitos/Gulf FritillaryGulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae maculosa
Julia/JuliaJulia
Dryas iulia alcionea
Juno/Juno SilverspotJuno Silverspot
Dione juno juno
Antorcha rayada/Banded OrangeBanded Orange
Dryadula phaetusa
Almendra común/Banded LongwingBanded Longwing
Heliconius erato phyllis
Moneta/Mexican SilverspotMexican Silverspot
Dione moneta
 


Hesperiidae - Pyrginae
Polibio sangrante/Guava SkipperGuava Skipper
Phocides polybius phanias
Plateada común/SilverdropSilverdrop
Epargyreus tmolis
Coluda de triángulo/White-striped LongtailWhite-striped Longtail
Chioides catillus catillus
Rabuda verde común/Long-tailed SkipperLong-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus proteus
Rabuda común/Dorantes LongtailDorantes Longtail
Urbanus dorantes dorantes
Rabuda de cobre/Zagorus LongtailZagorus Longtail
Urbanus zagorus
Rabuda simple/Plain LongtailPlain Longtail
Urbanus simplicius
Barrada lilácea/Small SkipperSmall Skipper
Viola minor
Falcada ribereña/Dichrous SkipperDichrous Skipper
Theagenes dichrous
Emparchada/White-patched DuskywingWhite-patched Duskywing
Chiomara asychis autander
Enlutada de blanco/Funeral DuskywingFuneral Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis
Ajedrezada menor/Argentine Checkered SkipperArgentine Checkered Skipper
Pyrgus orcynoides
Ajedrezada común/Orcus Checkered SkipperOrcus Checkered Skipper
Pyrgus orcus
Ajedrezada de lunar/American White SkipperAmerican White Skipper
Heliopyrgus americanus
Blanca lomo negro/Omrina White SkipperOmrina White Skipper
Heliopetes omrina
 
Hesperiidae - Hesperiinae
Hierbera salpicada/Gisca SkipperGisca Skipper
Cymaenes gisca
Hierbera común/Fawn-spotted SkipperFawn-spotted Skipper
Cymaenes odilia odilia
Cien ojos/Argon SkipperArgon Skipper
Argon lota
Enrolladora común/Canna SkipperCanna Skipper
Quinta cannae
Saltarina amarilla/Fiery SkipperFiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus phyleus
Saltarina parda/WhirlaboutWhirlabout
Polites vibex catilina
Rojiza/Premnas Broken-dashPremnas Broken-dash
Wallengrenia premnas
Medialuna común/Eufala SkipperEufala Skipper
Lerodea eufala eufala
Aguzada común/Ocola SkipperOcola Skipper
Panoquina ocola ocola
Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius
Duendecillo de oro/Ethologus SkipperEthologus Skipper
Nastra ethologus
 


Butterflies' Caterpillars and Pupas
Perezosa sp/Lazy spLazy
Actinote sp
Monarca/Southern MonarchMonarch
Danaus erippus
Perezosa aceitada O/Oily Lazy COily Lazy
Actinote mamita
Perezosa Pupa/Lazy PupaLazy sp
Actinote sp
Borde de oro/Polydamas SwallowtailPolydamas Swallowtail
Battus polydamas polydamas
Moneta/Mexican SilverspotMexican Silverspot
Dione moneta
Zafiro común/Laurentia EmperorLaurentia Emperor
Doxocopa laurentia
 


Moths
Saturniidae - Hemileucinae
Automeris
Automeris naranja
Leucanella/LeucanellaLeucanella
Leucanella viridiscens
Pseudoautomeris grammivoraPseudoautomeris grammivora Mariposa negra/Hylesia nigricansHylesia nigricans
Eudyaria zetaEudyaria zeta      

Saturniidae - Saturniinae
Mariposa de las chilcas/Rothschildia Rothschildia jacobaea      

Saturniidae - Certocampinae
Citheronia/CitheroniaCitheronia
Citheronia brissotii meridionalis
Oruga Polilla imperial/Imperial Moth CaterpillarImperial moth
Eacles imperialis opaca
Polilla real/Imperial mothImperial moth
Eacles imperialis magnifica
 

Noctuidae- Hadeninae
Rachiplusia/RachiplusiaRachiplusia
Rachiplusia nu
     

Erebidae- Arctiinae
Gata peluda de los almácigos/HypercompeHypercompe
Hypercompe indecisa
dysschema sacrifica NGG 18-4-17_4Dysschema sacrifica Halysidota ruscheweyhiHalysidota ruscheweyhi Rhynchopyga meisteriRhyncopyga meisteri
Philoros affrinisPhiloros affinis Cyanopepla orbonaCyanopepla orbona Leucanopsis lineataLeucanopsis lineata  

Erebidae - Erebinae Erebidae - Eulepidotinae
Bruja/Black WitchBlack witch
Ascalapha odorata
Polilla fasciolada/Fasciolated Melipotis MothPolilla fasciolada
Melipotis fasciolaris
Anticarsia gemmatalisVelvetbean Moth
Anticarsia gemmatalis
 

Sphingidae- Macroglossinae
Gusano de la yuca/Erinnyis elloEllo Sphinx Moth
Erinnyis ello
Polilla titán/White-banded Day SphinxWhite-banded Day Sphinx
Aellopos titan
Esfinge/Tersa SphinxTersa Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa
 

Sphingidae- Sphinginae
Polilla del cuerno del tabaco/Carolina Sphinx MothCarolina Sphinx Moth
Manduca sexta
Manduca rustica/Rustic SphinxRustic Sphinx
Manduca rustica
   

Geometridae- Ennominae Geometridae- Larentiinae
Melanchroia aterea/Melanchroia atereaMelanchroia aterea   Scordylia quadruplicariaScordylia quadruplicaria  

Crambidae - Crambinae
Nomophila noctuella/Rush VeneerNomophila noctuella      

Yponomeutidae- Yponomeutinae
Atteva pustulellaAtteva pustulella      

Castniidae - Castniinae
Taladro de las palmeras/South American Palm BorerSouth American Palm Borer
Paysandisia archon
     

Zygaenidae - Procridinae
Stylura forficulaStylura forficula      

Megalopygidae
Megalopyge spMegalopyge sp.      



Limacodidae
Acharia spSlug Moth
Acharia sp.
     



Moth Caterpillars and Pupae
Automeris
Automeris naranja
Leucanella/LeucanellaLeucanella
Leucanella viridiscens
Mariposa de las chilcas/RothschildiaRothschildia
Rothschildia jacobaea
Dysschema sacrifica/Dysschema sacrificaDysschema sacrifica
Halysidota ruscheweyhiHalysidota ruscheweyhi Oruga gusano de la yuca/Ello Sphinx Moth CaterpillarGusano de la yuca
Ello Sphinx Moth
Bicho canasto/BagwormBicho canasto
Oiketicus platensis
Oruga Polilla imperial/Imperial Moth CaterpillarImperial moth
Eacles imperialis
Pseudoautomeris grammivoraPseudoautomeris grammivora