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Anartia amathea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Anartia amathea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anartia
Rank  Species
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Similar  Anartia, Anartia jatrophae, Siproeta, Hypanartia, Heliconius erato

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Anartia amathea (brown peacock or scarlet peacock) is a species of nymphalid butterfly, found primarily in South America. The type locality is probably Suriname, and the species is found from Panama to Argentina; Grenada, Barbados, Antigua. It is reported as common in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Brazilian highlands, the eastern Amazon, the Guianas, Venezuela, and Panama, as well as Trinidad and other Caribbean islands. North American records are either in error or refer to strays.


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Larval host plants are mostly undetermined, but these include the families Acanthaceae and Labiatae.

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