Butterflies of Brazil

Parides agavus1-SItapetingaAtibaiaSPBR-2-5-15-ASilveira  Myscelia orsis5-JdBotanicoSP-BR-1-5-15-ASilveira

In Brazil a the great diversity of species of butterflies (about 3.300) and moths (about 23.000 species )

The observation of butterflies (Butterfly watching) is a very interesting form of recreation, not to mention that is very pleasant for those who like to be in contact with nature.

So, we decided to do a sector with records of this spetacular insects by photos and videos as follows. by Antonio Silveira.

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Follow some species recorded by photos by Antonio Silveira and collaborator Biol. Bruno Lima (builima@gmail.com ):

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Achlyodes busirus rioja -Ibirapuera Park,SP,BR Antonio Silveira   (below)

Achlyodes busirus rioja2-PqIbirapueraSP-3-3-15-ASilveira Achlyodes busirus rioja3-PqIbirapueraSP-3-3-15-ASilveira

Actinote pellenea , São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR. Antonio Silveira (below)

Actinote pellenea5-JdBotanicoSP-Br-4-4-15-ASilveira

Adelpha malea goyama  São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR (below)

Adelpha malea goyama1-JdBotanicoSP-BR-2-8-15-ASilveira

Adelpha syma  São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR, Antonio Silveira (below)

Adelpha syma1-JdBotanicoSPBR-1-9-15-ASilveira Adelpha syma1a-JdBotanicoSPBR-1-9-15-ASilveira

Adelpha zea  São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR, Antonio Silveira (below)

Adelpha zea2-JdBotanicoSP-BR-9-6-15-ASilveira Adelpha zea3-JdBotanicoSP-BR-9-6-15-ASilveira

Adhemarius daphne Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Anartia amathea roeselia São Paulo Botanical Garden-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Anartia amathea roeselia1-JdBotanicoSP-9-5-15-ASilveira

Anartia jatrophae-Botanical Garden-SP-BR. Antonio Silveira

Anartia jatrophae-JDBotanicoSP-10-2-15-ASilveira

Antaea lichyi  Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Anthophila albertiana or Hemerophila albertiana Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Anthophila albertiana –Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Anthophila albertiana -Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima

 

Arawacus meliboeus  São Paulo Botanical Garden, Brazil, Antonio Silveira  (below)

Arawacus meliboeus4-JdBotanicoSPBR-1-9-15-ASilveira-nome

Archonias brassolis  – São Paulo Botanical Garden, Brazil. Antonio Silveira (below)

Archonias brassolis3-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-3-15-ASilveira

Argyrotome muricolor (rare) Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Ascalapha odorata-Angra dos Reis-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Ascalapha odorata-angradosreis-BR-3-02-ASilveira-ed

Atyriodes janeira-Itatiaia Nat.Park-RJ-BR- Antonio Silveira  (below)

Borboleta-PNItatiaiaBR-11-1-14-ASilveira

Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758)   Ibirapuera Park,SP,BR  (below)

battus polydamas-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-17-2-15-ASilveira

Battus polystictus   (Butler, 1874) Ibirapuera Park,SP,BR. Antonio Silveira  (below)

Battus polystictus-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-17-2-15-ASilveira

Catonephele numilia penthia-female-Butantan Institute,SP , Antonio Silveira (below)

Catonephele numilia penthia-f-IButantanSP-BR-20-4-15-ASilveira

Cissia penelope, Manaus AM-Bruno Lima  (below)

Cissia penelope Manaus AM-BLima

Cosmosoma sp Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Cosmosoma tengyra (rare) Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR Bruno Lima  (below)

Crambidae, Spilomelina Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Danaus sp Caetité -Bahia-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Danaus erippus -Ibirapuera Park-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Danaus sp1-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-2015-ASilveira

Danaus sp2-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-2015-ASilveira

Danaus gilippus   Ibirapuera Park, S.Paulo,BR, Antonio Silveira (below)

Danaus-gillipus-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-17-2-15-ASilveira-300x182

Dasyophthalma creusa florestas da Serra do Mar,Mogi das Cuzes-SP-BR. Antonio Silveira (below)

Dasyophthalma creusa (Hübner, 1821)-MogidasCruzesSP-BR-7-2-15-ASilveira

Dasyophthalma rusina. Reserva Biológica Paranapiacaba.SP.Brasil. Antonio Silveira

Dasyophthalma rusina2-ResBioParanapiSP-BR-12-2-15-ASilveira

Diaethria clymena Caetité-Bahia-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Diaethria clymena   (88) – Cantareira State Park,S.Paulo-BR-Antonio Silveira (Below)
Diaethria clymena-PECant-SP4-01-ASilveira-ed

Dynamine agacles (probably) , Sao Paulo Botanical Garden,Br, Antonio Silveira (below)

Dynamine agacles2-JDBotanicoSP-10-2-15-ASilveira

Dione juno-Manaus-AM-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Dione juno-Manaus-AM-BR-Bruno Lima

Diphthera festiva Vitória da Conquista -Bahia-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Dircenna dero rhoeo – São Paulo Botanical Garden, Antonio Silveira (below)

Dircenna dero rhoeo3-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-3-15-ASilveira

Dirphiopsis sp Manacapuru-AM-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Dryas iulia -Itacare-BA-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Dryas iulia -Itacare-BA-6-06-ASilveira Dryas iulia2-JDBotanicoSP-BR-9-2-15-ASilveira

Epiplema incolorata Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Eueides isabella dianasa  Ibirapuera Park, SP,Brazil . Antonio Silveira (below)

Eueides isabella dianasa2-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-9-7-15-ASilveira

Eresia lansdorfi (Godart, 1819)  Ibirapuera Park, SP, Brazil (abaixo)

Eresia lansdorfi2-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-17-2-15-ASilveira

Eucereon sp Curitiba-PR-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Eurema albula Manaus-AM-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Gorgythion begga Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (abaixo)

Halesa aenetusaria Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Hamadryas sp Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Hamadryas sp (probaly H.feronia )-Araçoiaba da Serra-SP-BR-1991-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Hamadryas-feronia-AracoiabadaSerraSP-BR-15-6-91-ASilveira

Hamadryas amphinome (Botanical Garden)  (below)

Hamadryas amphinome1-Red Cracker-JdBotanicoSP-BR-14-2-15-ASilveira

Hamadryas februa  (below)

Hamadryas februa-JdBotanicoSP-Br-4-4-15-ASilveira

Hamadryas feronia , Instituto Butantan,SP,BR, Antonio Silveira  (below)

Hamadryas feronia3-IButantanSP-BR-19-4-15-ASilveira

Heliconius beskei-FazMonte Verde-SFX-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Heliconius erato3-FazMonte VerdeSFX-SP4-05-ASilveira Heliconius erato2-FazMonte VerdeSFX-SP4-05-ASilveira

Heliconius erato phyllis-JD BotanicoSP-BR-2015-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Heliconius erato phyllis-JDBotanicoSP-10-2-15-ASilveira

Heliconius sara   (below)

Heliconius sara4-JdBotanicoSP-Br-4-4-15-ASilveira

Heraclides astyalus -Botanic Garden-São Paulo-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Heraclides astyalus -JdBotanicoSP-BR-18-3-14-ASilveira

 

Heraclides thoas brasiliensis  São Paulo Botanical Garden,BR, Antonio Silveira(below)

Heraclides thoas brasiliensis-JdBotanicoSPBR-1-9-15-ASilveira

Heraclides sp, Ibirapuera Park,S.Paulo,BR, Antonio Silveira  (below)

Heraclides sp1-JdLuzitaniaSP-3-4-15-ASilveira

Herbita sp Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Hermeuptychia hermes, São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR. Antonio Silveira (below)

Hermeuptychia hermes1-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-5-15-ASilveira

Hylephila phyleus phyleus  Ibirapuera Park,SP,BR- Antonio Silveira  (below)

Hylephila phyleus phyleus  -PIbirapueraSP-BR-16-1-15-ASilveira

Ithomia agnosia zikani. São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP, Antonio Silveira (below)

Ithomia agnosia zikani4-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-3-15-ASilveira

Juditha molpe Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Junonia evarete , São Paulo Botanical Garden-SP-BR-9-2-2015. Antonio Silveira  (below)

Junonia evarete-JDBotanicoSP-BR-9-2-15-ASilveira

Lemonias zygia zygia Serra Itapetinga,Atibaia, Antonio Silveira (below)

Lemonias zygia zygia2-SItapetingaAtibaiaSPBR-2-5-15-ASilveira Lemonias zygia zygia3-SItapetingaAtibaiaSPBR-2-5-15-ASilveira

Maruca vitrata Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Mechanitgis polymnia casabranca. São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP, Antonio Silveira (below)

Mechanitis polymnia casabranca4-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-3-15-ASilveira

Mocis disseverans Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Morpho helenor, Poço das Antas,Mongagua-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira (below)

Borboleta1-PcodasAntasMongaguaSP-7-10-14-ASilveira

Myscelia orsis –Itatiaia N.P.RJ-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Panoquina ocola ocola (W.H.Edwards, 1863) , Ibirapuera Park-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Borboleta3-PIbirapueraSP-BR-16-1-15-ASilveira

Paulogramma pygas , Instituto Butantan,SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Paulogramma pygas2-IButantanSP-BR-19-4-15-ASilveira  Paulogramma pygas3-IButantanSP-BR-19-4-15-ASilveira

 

Phoebis neocypris  São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR, Antonio Silveira (below)

Phoebis neocypris-JdBotanicoSPBR-1-9-15-ASilveira-nome

Phoebis philea  Ibirapuera Park,SP,Brazil, Antonio Silveira (below)

Phoebis philea -PqIbirapueraSP-3-3-15-ASilveira

Phrygionis incolorata Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Pierella astyoche Manaus-AM-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Pierella lamia chalybaea , Una,BA,BR, Antonio Silveira  (below)

Pierella lamia chalybaea-FazCountry-CanavieirasBA-11-10-13-ASilveira

Pyrgus orcus, São Paulo Botanical Garden,SP,BR, Antonio Silveira (below)

Pyrgus orcus1-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-5-15-ASilveira

Polla celleraria (rare) Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Pyrgus orcus Vitória da Conquista-BA-BR -Bruno Lima (below)

Quadrus-u-lucida-Ibirapuera Park-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Quadrus-u-lucida1-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-15-1-15-ASilveira

Riodina lycisca lycisca, São Paulo Botanical Garden.SP. Antonio Silveira  (below)

Riodina lycisca lycisca 3-JdBotanicoSP-BR-7-5-15-ASilveira

Rosthschidia (probably R.erycina), Itamambuca beach-Ubatuba-SP-BR-8-1989-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Mariposa1-Itamabuca-UB-SSSP-8-89-ASilveira

Sosxetra grata Pedro de Toledo-SP-BR-Bruno Lima  (below)

Stichelia bocchoris -PqIbirapueraSP and Atibaia-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Stichelia bocchoris1-Atibaia-SP-BR-8-11-14-ASilveira

Synargis galena Mananus-AM-BR-Bruno Lima (below)

Urbanus sp-Ibirapuera Park-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Urbanus sp6-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-15-1-15-ASilveira Urbanus sp4-PIbirapueraSP-BR-16-1-15-ASilveira

Vanessa braziliensis– Ibirapuera Park-SP,Brazil. Antonio Silveira (below)

Vanessa braziliensis-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-19-10-13-ASilveira

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In process of identification (below):

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Burler Marx Park-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Borbolete-PqBMarx-SP-18-1-14-ASilveira

Ibirapuera Park-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Borboleta9-PqIbirapueraSP-BR-15-1-15-ASilveira

Poço das Antas, Mongagua-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Borboleta2-PcodasAntasMongaguaSP-7-10-14-ASilveira

Itapecerica da Serra-SP-BR-1992-foto papel-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Borboleta-ItapecericadaSerraSP-BR-3-92-ASilveira

Sertao da Baleia, S.Sebastião-SP-1-1991-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Mariposa-SertaoBaleiaSSSP1-91-ASilveira

Sertão Camburi-SS-SP-BR4-1990-Antonio Silveira    (below)

Borboleta1-SertãoCamburiSSSP4-90-ASilveira

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 Caterpillars

Bopiranga-Itanhaem-SP-BR-Antonio Silveira  (below)

Lagarta-Bopiranga-ItanhaemSP-BR-2-90-ASilveira

Itapecerica da Serrra-SP-BR- Antonio Silveira   (below)

Lagarta-ItapecdaSerraSP-BR4-90-ASilveira

Itapecerica da Serrra-SP-BR- Antonio Silveira   (below)

Lagarta-ItapecdaSerraSP-BR12-92-ASilveira

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SOME RECORDED VIDEOS OF BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS ( BY ANTONIO SILVEIRA) (click here)

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Antonio Silveira: 04-2-2015. last update- 29-12-2015 and 03-12-2017.

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