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The Green-banded Urania (Urania leilus) is a day-flying moth of the Uraniidae family. It is found in tropical South America east of the Andes. It is sometimes confused with the similar Urania fulgens, but that species is found west of the Andes in South America, Central America, and Mexico, is slightly smaller and has less white to the "tail".
The habitat consists of riverbanks in primary and secondary rainforest at elevations between sea level and about 800 m (2,600 ft).