Sarcorhachis sydowii

General comments: 

Sarcorhachis sydowii Trel. is an accepted name. This information was accessed through The Plant List.

Common Name: "Ace of Spades"


This information is based an ongoing project dedicated to the inventory and dissemination of information on lepidopteran larvae, their host plants, and their parasitoids in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest and an Ecuadorian montane cloud forest.

N=76 herbivore associations as of 2012.

Geometridae: Eois encina complex (Dognin), N=1, Eois nr. margarita (Dognin); N=4, Eois restrictata (Warren); N=20, Eois nov. spp. (N=34).

Larval lepidopteran herbivores reared in Napo Province, Ecuacor (Yanayacu Biological Station and Center for Creative Studies).


For original publication details of Sarcorhachis sydowii see: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 48: 16 16 1940.

Geographic Range: 

S. sydowii is found in Columbia, Ecuador and Peru.

This information was accessed through Tropicos and the Global Biodiversity Information Portal.


Larval lepidopteran herbivores collected in Napo Province, Ecuador (Yanayacu Forest, Las Palmas, Baeza

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