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Grayling Butterfly

Etcheverrius tandilensis

Description:

This Grayling Butterfly was another abundant species I saw all through Patagonia in Chile and Argentina. This one was spotted while I was hiking to Chorrillo del Salto in El Chalten, Argentina. I did not get any photos with the wings opened. It was approximately 4 cm.

Habitat:

Hiking trail to Chorrillo del Salto in El Chalten, Argentina.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Grayling
Etcheverrius tandilensis Etcheverrius


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1 Comment

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Hi misako! I believe this could be the Argentinian representative of the genus Etcheverrius. See also:
http://www.learnaboutbutterflies.com/And...
http://www.neutron.phys.ethz.ch/Lepidopt...

misako
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misako

Santa Cruz, Argentina

Spotted on Feb 25, 2015
Submitted on Feb 25, 2015

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