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Gold-edged Owl-Butterfly

Caligo uranus

Description:

This is only the second time I witness a butterfly coming out of its cocoon. What a wonderful sight.

Habitat:

Lacandon Rainforest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Gold-edged Owl-Butterfly
Caligo uranus Caligo uranus (pinned specimens)


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17 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Lauren and Musicwolf

Musicwolf
Musicwolf 8 years ago

Gorgeous!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

So beautiful!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Gracias Eulalia,

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 8 years ago

Impresionante macro.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Adarsha.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

So beautiful capture :) :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Carol.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

What a lovely butterfly and photo!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Daniela and Sisir

SisirBanga
SisirBanga 8 years ago

Amazing!

DB
DB 8 years ago

¡Qué agraciado, Luis! Hermosa la foto. :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Gilma.

Gorgeous, so lucky!! LuisStevens.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Gatorfellows and Bayucca for the ID and the link. Now with the ID the experiencewith this butterfly is complete.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

Here is a possibility; Gold-edged Owl-Butterfly, Caligo uranus; http://butterfliesofamerica.com/caligo_u...

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

very nice :)

LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Mexico

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on Mar 17, 2014

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