Girish Mahajan

Dasyophthalma rusina

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Dasyophthalma
Dasyophthalma rusina
Similar  Dasyophthalma, Dasyophthalma creusa, Dynastor napoleon, Opoptera, Narope

Dasyophthalma rusina godart 1824

Dasyophthalma rusina is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Brazil, from Bahia to Santa Catarina. The habitat consists of high altitude areas (about 1,200 meters).


The larvae feed on Geonoma schottiana, Bactris tomentosa, Euterpe edulis and Bambusa species.


  • Dasyophthalma rusina rusina (Brazil)
  • Dasyophthalma rusina delanira Hewitson, 1862 (Brazil)
  • Dasyophthalma rusina principesa Stichel, 1904 (Brazil: EspĂ­rito Santo)
  • References

    Dasyophthalma rusina Wikipedia

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