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Guatemalan Cracker

Hamadryas guatemalena


Photo take at the my garden this beautiful cracker just fly near an apple peaces i put on the table about 7 cm wingspan. Upper surface is patterned with brown, gray, and tan; outer half of forewing is lighter and there is a red bar in the cell. Upper hindwing has eyespots with a mottled brown and white center circled in blue, then a wide black ring, and outside of that, another blue ring. Underside is tan and white; forewing with a large white spot below apex, hindwing with submarginal black rings.


Tropical forest edges, stream valleys, and cutover areas.Costa Rica north through Central America to Mexico. A rare stray to the lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas.

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SarahWhitt 10 years ago

Beautiful spotting! I love the mosaic pattern! :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Thanks Maria :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

wow, what a stunningly beautiful species!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

hahah thanks Sergio indeed love this place i leave a little far from town in the jungle still, so all need to do is just walk around the area.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

Gerardo, your garden looks like the butterflies Garden of Eden.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Thanks ArgyBee :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Beautiful Gerardo !

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru


Spotted on Jun 14, 2012
Submitted on Jun 14, 2012

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