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malachite butterfly

Siproeta stelenes biplagiata




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17 Comments

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 10 months ago

Preciosa

bayucca
bayucca 10 months ago

Matt, you should change the scientific name: Siproeta stelenes biplagiata.

valentin.nidergas
valentin.nidergas 10 months ago

A blue subspecies ? Very nice !!

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Malachite is Siproeta stelenes biplagiata. Philaethria dido is very similar, however, it is a Heliconiinae and not found in Costa Rica. There is would be Philaethria diatonica:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dominikhofe...

So pretty!

tmvdh
tmvdh 2 years ago

Thanks for joining my mission, Mathew!

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 2 years ago

Very pretty...wouw..

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 2 years ago

gorgeous !!

harsuame
harsuame 2 years ago

Preciosa!!

tmvdh
tmvdh 2 years ago

It would be great if you could add the photo to my mission "Insects of Costa Rica" - http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1002...
Thanks!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 2 years ago

Wow!!!

patty
patty 2 years ago

Amazing colors!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 2 years ago

Wonderful colors!!!

drmo
drmo 2 years ago

a fabulous picture! beautiful

tmvdh
tmvdh 2 years ago

Estupenda foto!

williefromwi
williefromwi 2 years ago

very nice photo and spotting

tibiprada
tibiprada 2 years ago

Beautiful !

ShannaB
ShannaB 2 years ago

Wow....

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.21, Long: -83.75

Spotted on Jun 9, 2012
Submitted on Jun 9, 2012

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