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Caligo atreus

The Yellow-edged Giant Owl (Caligo atreus) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. The species can be found from Mexico to Peru.[1]

Upperside

The wingspan is 140–160 mm.

The larvae feed on Musa and Heliconia species and can be a pest for banana cultivation. Adults feed on juices of rotting fruit.

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  1. ^ Caligo, funet.fi

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