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Banded Peacock Butterfly

Anartia fatima


The Banded Peacock or Princesa Roja is a tropical butterfly that has been known to also colonize in southern Texas. They sun loving butterflies and are most active in the morning.


Southern Texas, Mexico - Central America. Subtropical open fields, disturbed areas, orchards. Host Plants: Wild Petunia (Ruellia) & plants in the Acanthaceae family.

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Jessica36 8 years ago


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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013

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