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Harmonia Tigerwing

Tithorea harmonia pseudonyma

Description:

Tithorea harmonia, common name Harmonia Tiger-wing butterfly, is a species of butterflies belonging to the Nymphalidae family. Tithorea harmonia has a wingspan reaching about 70 millimetres (2.8 in). This toxic "tiger" butterfly has the usual pattern of black wings with bright orange bands. The forewings have a black tip. Also the antennae are orange. Larvae feed on Prestonia species.

Habitat:

This widespread species can be found from Mexico to South America.


1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago
Harmonia Tigerwing
Tithorea harmonia pseudonyma HarmoniaTigerwing (Tithorea harmonia pseudonyma)

10 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

this butterfly even stayed in place while my friend took a drink from the coke bottle! It wandered all round the bottle, didn't just stay in one place...

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

Francis... "Oh my..." indeed!

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

hahaha... no wonder I couldn't work that out!

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Hi, hi... Cool Coke Pose!

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

CCP bayucca?

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

CCP!

harsuame
harsuame 2 years ago

Fantástico

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

This butterfly refused to leave this coke bottle. It spent a good 10 mins on the table with us, and was still there when we left!

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

Yeah bayucca! Thanks for the ID...

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Yes!! That's one for me!!

Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil

Lat: -25.54, Long: -54.58

Spotted on Sep 12, 2011
Submitted on Apr 18, 2012

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