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Shy Saliana (ovipositing female) - Osa Penisnula, Costa Rica 29-March-2011 [Rudy Dodero]

Photo © Rudy Dodero
Shy Saliana

Saliana longirostris
Number: 57.0081
Family:Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809)
Subfamily:Hesperiinae (Latreille, 1809)
Tribe: 
Genus:Saliana (Evans, 1955)
Subgenus: 
Species:longirostris (Sepp, 1840)
Adventive
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  Introduction  

A single adult of this South American species was found in Stepney, London in 1937 among banana crates that had arrived from Brazil.

Saliana longirostris

This species was first defined in Sepp (1840) (type locality: Surinam).


Male
Male Underside
Female
Shy Saliana (ovipositing female) - Osa Penisnula, Costa Rica 29-March-2011 [Rudy Dodero]
Female Underside
Photo © Rudy Dodero

  Phenology  

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  Habitat  

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  Larval Foodplants  

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  Nectar Sources  

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  Imago  

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Shy Saliana (ovipositing female) - Osa Penisnula, Costa Rica 29-March-2011 [Rudy Dodero]
Photo © Rudy Dodero

  Aberrations  

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  Ovum  

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  Larva  

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  Pupa  

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  Similar Species  

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  Conservation Status  

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  References  

The species description provided here references the following publications:

ReferenceDetails
Sepp (1840) Sepp, J.: Natuurlijke Historie van Surinaamsche Vlinders. 1840.

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