The life cycle of <i>Oressinoma typhla</i> Doubleday, [1849] (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)

  • María Eugenia Losada Department of Entomology, MRC 165, PO Box 37012, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA
  • Andrew F. E. Neild
  • Ángel L. Viloria
Keywords: Coenonymphina, Cyperaceae, Cyperus, early stages, Euptychiina, host plant, life history, life tables, Satyrini, Venezuela


The complete life cycle of Oressinoma typhla Doubleday, [1849] and the morphology of its immature stages are described. Biological and ecological information is provided for each stage, and its host plant is identified as Cyperus involucratus (Cyperaceae) in the mountains of northern Venezuela.