Guadeloupe, Petit-Bourg, Hauteurs Lézarde, 1-VI-1984.

Anartia jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)

Nymphalidae Nymphalinae

White Peacock

Biology and distribution

Larva on Bacopa monnieri (Scrophulariaceae).

Common in Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Throughout the Lesser Antilles (A. j. jatrophae).
Cuba (A. j. guantanamo Munroe), Hispaniola (A. j. saturata Staudinger), Jamaica (A. j. jamaicensis Möschler), Puerto-Rico and Virgin Islands (A. j. semifusca Munroe), St-Croix (A. j. intermedia Munroe).

From the south of the United States to Central America (A. j. luteipicta Fruhstorfer), Florida (A. j. guantanamo) and throughout South America (A. j. jatrophae).


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