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Marpesia Butterfly


Marpesia butterfly from the Osa Peninsula, probable Marpesia Furcula (Marpesia iole)

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Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 11 months ago

Thank you all for your comments.

i_munasinghe 11 months ago

Oh okay, thankyou so much Saturniidae27!! :)

Saturniidae27 11 months ago

It seems like Marpesia iole is a synonym for Marpesia frucula, which can only indicate this butterfly can only be Marpesia frucula.

i_munasinghe 11 months ago

And what is the difference between Marpesia frucula and Marpesia iole? 🤔

i_munasinghe 11 months ago

Oh never seen a butterfly like this! Gorgeous colours!!!

Diaz José Miguel
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Diaz José Miguel

Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jun 26, 2020
Submitted on Jun 26, 2020

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