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Simple Sarota

Sarota acantus

Description:

jewelmark butterfly Something like this I guess: Orden: Lepidoptera Suborden: Glossata Infraorden: Heteroneura División: Ditrysia Superfamilia: Papilionoidea1 Familia: Riodinidae Subfamilia: Riodininae Tribu: HELICOPINI Género: Sarota



17 Comments

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Gracias. Fue un gusto conocerlo!

Felicidades y q gran placer conocerlo . Espero seguir viendo sus fotos por aca.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Thanks Torsten!

tmvdh
tmvdh 2 years ago

Felicidades José Miguel!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Thanks Bayucca for always helping me to identify my spottings

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Congrats!!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Well deserved. Fabulous little moth. Congrats.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 2 years ago

Felicidades José Miguel!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Whoa! such an honor! Thanks guys and thanks Sarota!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Congratulations José Miguel, this gorgeous find is our Spotting of the Day!

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bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

I hope we have a match :-)!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Thanks Bayucca! The Facebook group on which I got the ID is Artrópodos de Costa Rica. I do think we have a match with your Sarota acantus!

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Definitely a Skrota, Skrota acantus.
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/L/im...
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/L/sa...

Skrota Vegas is probably or not found in Costa Rica and the markings are different indeed.
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/L/t/...

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

On which Facebook site you got this ID, btw.??

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Thanks Leuba, it does looks fluffy.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

What a gorgeous creature - I love those fluffy legs. Thanks for sharing Diaz.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 2 years ago

Thanks Jellis. On Facebook I got the exact same suggestion with the same site. I do think that it looks alot like Sarota gyas but the Marks on its wings are a bit different. Are you positive this is a gyas?

Diaz José Miguel
Spotted by
Diaz José Miguel

Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.95, Long: -83.62

Spotted on Jan 27, 2017
Submitted on Jan 27, 2017

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