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Sweet-oil Tiger

Mechanitis lysimnia elisa

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Family: Nymphalidae



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2 Comments

DB
DB 5 years ago

Thank you for your correction, bayucca! Sometimes, I don´t know the English common names , because I don´t need them. My error comes from here:
http://www.neotropicalbutterflies.com/Si...

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Common name would be Lysimnia Tiger or in your case of the subespecies Elisa it would be "Sweet Oil Tiger". The Olivencia Tigerwing is another genus/species: Forbestra olivencia.
You probably mixed it up...

DB
Spotted by
DB

Salta, Salta, Argentina

Lat: -24.79, Long: -65.41

Spotted on Mar 15, 2014
Submitted on Mar 16, 2014

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