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Blushing Phantom

Cithaerias pireta

Description:

Lacks wing scales almost entirely, revealing the transparent membrane of the wings.

Habitat:

pacific coast rainforest

Notes:

San Cipriano forest reserve.

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30 Comments (1–25)

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Greg!

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 6 years ago

Very nice!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Karen, patty and outside girl, sorry for the late response.

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 6 years ago

l love it:)

patty
patty 6 years ago

AmAzInG butterfly and series Dan! Beautiful =)

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 6 years ago

Breathless!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thank you Rieko, Mayra and Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Wow extraordinary find and series :)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

WOW!!!!! Wonderful!

RiekoS
RiekoS 6 years ago

Red wing looks like glowing.

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Ajwerko, Antonio and Gilma.

Gorgeous Butterfly!! Fantastic pictures. Thank you for sharing, dandoucette.

Gorgeous acpture Dan,wow,that's realy a beauty,congrats and thanks for sharing such an amazing spotting page

Ajwerko
Ajwerko 6 years ago

Wonderful series! Great job!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Kat, Dafnel and Neil. It was tough to choose the first photo for this one. I like them all so much.

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 6 years ago

Marvelous Dan!! I like that 3rd photo the best with the colorful background.

DafneInFiamme
DafneInFiamme 6 years ago

Wonderful!!!

katmc2020
katmc2020 6 years ago

The "eye" is how it protects itself because it's predators think it's another animal bigger than them and leave it alone.

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks so much everyone. I'm glad I was right with my ID, thanks for confirmation Fyn and bayucca.

Adrián Encontrado
Adrián Encontrado 6 years ago

Love this spotting

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Yes, Pireta, Blushing Phantom.

Glen Marks
Glen Marks 6 years ago

Really nice!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Wow, a real beauty!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Very VERY beautiful!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Wow!

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Lat: 3.86, Long: -76.78

Spotted on Jan 20, 2013
Submitted on Apr 2, 2013

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