Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Cassia's Owl-Butterfly
Opsiphanes cassiae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Tribe: Brassolini
Wing Span:
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Range: Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras to Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Brazil (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Two subspecies are found in our region: Opsiphanes cassiae castaneus Stichel, 1904; and Opsiphanes cassiae mexicana Bristow, 1991.
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