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White-dotted Crescent

Castilia ofella

Description:

This was a smallish butterfly. The upper wings were black with a broad white stripe and small white spots.

Habitat:

rural garden in cleared tropical forest

1 Species ID Suggestions

SarotaBoy
SarotaBoy 5 years ago
White-dotted Crescent
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4 Comments

SarotaBoy
SarotaBoy 5 years ago

You are welcome. Sarota acantas or (possibly gyas) is one of my favorite butterflies in Costa Rica. I have seen it quite a few times. I hope that you see it someday. It is fairly common, but it is tricky to see due to the size.

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks SarotaBoy for the ID. Love your icon photo of the butterfly with the hairy legs... Couldn't see it on your site, I wanted to see it bigger...

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

Looking for an ID of this butterfly...

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

added a new photo...

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

San José, San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on May 25, 2015
Submitted on May 28, 2015

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