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Leafwing Superb

Fountainea nessus

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Superb Leafwing
Fountainea nessus Butterflies of Amazonia - Fountainea nessus
Ashish
Ashish 8 years ago
Pink and Purple Butterfly
Anaea nessus Nymphalidae Butterfly (Anaea nessus) | Visuals Unlimited


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10 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

It should be Superb Leafwing.

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Very beautiful :)

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Wow felicidades que bella

IvanRaga
IvanRaga 8 years ago

Gracias!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Anaea is the older name.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Look at the ventral shot! Perfect camouflage if it is "sitting" on the ground taking feeding minerals etc. Must be a big surprise for any bird if it opens the wings!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

I agree with Viv- who would think of these combinations and yet, it's suberb. just a few touches of pink and blue...wonderful spotting!. Thanks for sharing this Ivan.

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Superb indeed! Most unusual colours

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Nymphalidae, Charaxinae (Leafwings), Fountainea nessus. Very nice one!
http://tolweb.org/Fountainea_nessus

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 8 years ago

Beautiful...

IvanRaga
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IvanRaga

Armenia, Quindío, Colombia

Spotted on May 28, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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