Heraclides Thoas Realces 1 (31)
|Heraclides Thoas Realces.|
Family : Papilionidae
Scientific name: Heraclides thoas realces
Last Names: Papilio thoas nealces Rothschild y Jordan.
Diagnóstica Description: Amplitude eave: of 57 to 61 mm similar Sexes. Previous wing of color dark coffee, with one borders inclined of yellow color that begins in the base of the subaverage and average area, finishes in a small spot in the apex. In the discal cell an extended points of yellow color, between the winch and the marginal area four manchitas in row of yellow color. Later wing of color dark coffee, with one borders wide yellow that covers the areas posbasal and subaverage, a row of small spots of yellow color in the area posmedia. Colitas with yellow center.
Habitat: Edges of forest, secondary bordered ways of forest and.
Eggs: of opaque yellow color, solitary positions. Larva in fifth stage: the capsule of the head is of color sure bright coffee. The area of osmeterio of white color. The color body dark coffee, with greenish gray. It presents/displays a mount after the torácicos segments of white color, to the sides of last the 4 abdominal segments and of all the anal segment there is a spot of white color.
Pupa: short head, concave abdomen, all pupa is of color opaque coffee.
Feeding: The adults visit the flowers of Lantana camara (Verbenaceae), Impatiens spp. (Balsaminaceae), Hamelia patens, elata Psychotria, villosa Sabicea and Sabicea panamensis (Rubiacaeae).
Piper auritum (Piperaceae).
Distribution: From Mexico to Center, the South America Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and the Antilles.