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Widespread Forester (male)

Euphaedra medon

Description:

These butterflies spend most of their time in the canopy, coming down to shaded forest paths deep in the forest to feed on fallen fruit. The last photo shows the blue-green male with the larger purple female.

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest

Notes:

The last photo shows the purple female and the smaller blue-green male.

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2 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 4 months ago

thank you Ashley...

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Ashanti Region, Ghana

Lat: 6.05, Long: -1.27

Spotted on May 15, 2017
Submitted on Jul 14, 2017

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