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Elf Butterfly

Microtia elva

Description:

This butterfly is about 1.5" x 1.5"

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica end of rainy season

Notes:

Extracting nectar from roadside flowers smaller than a dime.

1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago
Elf
Microtia elva elva

7 Comments

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 2 years ago

Muy bonita

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

lovely !!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 2 years ago

gracias Ismael!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 2 years ago

Wow! Que buena esta nunca la habia visto, y muy buena foto

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 3 years ago

Thanks bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago

Nymphalidae, Melitaeini/Crescents, Microtia elva elva.

KarenL
KarenL 3 years ago

Lovely!

Playa Junquillal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.23, Long: -85.83

Spotted on Dec 18, 2011
Submitted on Dec 18, 2011

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