Thursday, August 12, 2010


MARIPOSA (Mechanitis polymnia)

Sent by Gilberto, a Facebook friend from Limón-Siquirres in Costa Rica.

This is from Wikipedia : The Orange-spotted Tiger Clearwing (Mechanitis polymnia) is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found from Mexico to the Amazon Rainforest.

The wingspan is 65-75 mm.

The larvae feed on Solanum species.

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