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Sister butterflies are brush-footed butterflies in the genus Adelpha. They are found in the southern U.S. to South America and have white marking's on their wings resembling a nun's habit, giving them their name 'sisters'.
Mexico south to Panama. Lowland tropical forests with a dry season. Host Plants: Madder family (Rubiaceae) including Alibertia, Faramea, and Ixora.