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Lethe callipteris
Lethe callipteris

Lethe callipteris is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae (Satyrinae). It is found in the East Palearctic where it is endemic to Japan, Sakhalin (L. c. karafutonis Matsumura, 1925) and the Kuriles (L. c. obscura Nakahara, 1926).

The larva feeds on Sasa and Pleioblastus, etc. (Graminae). It has single generation and hibernates as a larva.[2]

Subspecies


  • Lethe callipteris callipteris (Japan)
  • Lethe callipteris karafutonis Matsumura, 1925 (Sakhalin)
  • Lethe callipteris obscura Nakahara, 1926 (Kuriles)
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