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Blue-banded purplewing

Myscelia cyaniris

Description:

The upper wings are dark brown with white spots and transversal bands. Depending upon how the light is reflected off the upper wings they may appear black or neon blue.

Habitat:

Rainforest from Mexico to northern South America. I found this butterfly in a garden in Mexico city.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago
Royal Blue or Blue Wave Butterfly
Myscelia cyaniris Myscelia cyaniris


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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A very pretty, butterfly photo....

ClaudiaIvonneSosa
ClaudiaIvonneSosa 5 years ago

Thank you =)

ClaudiaIvonneSosa
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ClaudiaIvonneSosa

Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 5, 2016
Submitted on Aug 5, 2016

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