Re: req: insect pix - uhu butterfly.jpg -- Caligo eurilochus (forest giant owl)???
>I am a student at Michigan State University and I am working on a
>project to create a CD ROM to teach entomology to kids. I am looking
>for insect, arachnid, maxilopod, and chilopod pictures to use on the
>CD. Either postings, or access to your web site would be appreciated as
>I am in desperite need of pix. Thnaks
>http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/4707/ (Huge fox site)
A butterfly (or a moth?) from Costa Rica
Caligo eurilochus, the forest giant owl, is an owl butterfly (tribe Brassolini of nymphalid subfamily Morphinae) ranging from Mexico, through Central America, to the Amazon River basin in South America. It is a very large butterfly, among the largest in its family, with a wingspan up to 17 centimetres.
Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Nymphalidae > Genus: Caligo > Species: Caligo eurilochus