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Spot-banded Daggerwing

Marpesia merops

Description:

large, tailed butterfly, ventral view in photo 3

Habitat:

pacific coast rainforest

Notes:

One of the most amazing butterflies I spotted in San Cipriano forest reserve. I chased this butterfly around for a while to get these shots.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Spot-banded Daggerwing
Marpesia merops Marpesia merops (live adults, page 1)


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4 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks nawangla.

nawangla bhutia
nawangla bhutia 8 years ago

wow never seen this beauty great catch

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks Reza, looks like it to me. I'm guessing bayucca was the second to + for the ID suggestion.

Kindly re-verify Id !

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Valle del Cauca, Colombia

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

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