Owl Butterfly

A Owl Butterfly sits on flowers.

Animal's Behavior
Owl butterflies (Caligo eurilochus) are nocturnal and rest at the midrib of the leaves during day, sometimes in groups.

Eating Habits
Juices of fermenting fruits and a wide variety of nectar plants

Mexico, through Central America, to the Amazon River basin in South America

Animal Facts
Commonly called owl butterflies, after their huge eyespots, which resemble owls' eyes.