Eurades corethrus (Boisduval, 1836)

Corrientes, Argentina; 2/13/88 male

    Widespread in the pampas and grasslands of northern Argentina, to SE Brasil (Santa Catarina). Raised comercially; larval foodplant is Aristolochia ssp native to grasslands in the area. Thought to be a primitive species. Female is similar to male but markedly paler with little red.