[Biology of Methona themisto (Hübner, 1818) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae) adults in public plazas in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil].

@article{Ruszczyk1999BiologyOM,
  title={[Biology of Methona themisto (H{\"u}bner, 1818) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae) adults in public plazas in Uberl{\^a}ndia, Minas Gerais, Brazil].},
  author={A. Ruszczyk and E. S. Nascimento},
  journal={Revista brasileira de biologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={
          577-83
        }
}
  • A. Ruszczyk, E. S. Nascimento
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Revista brasileira de biologia
  • From April 1992 to September 1993 Methona themisto (Hübn.) adults were weekly marked and recaptured in two downtown plazas in Uberlândia, MG. Females accounted for a third of the 637 individuals marked. Nearly 10% of the butterflies were recaptured, with the maximum residence time of 62 days. The presence of the larval host plant (Brunfelsia uniflora (Pohl) D. Don, Solanaceae) in one of the plazas enhanced a higher abundance of the butterfly throughout the research and a higher proportion of… CONTINUE READING
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