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Groundstreak Butterfly

Calycopis sp


It moves it's wings to trick predators (and me!) into thinking the head it's on the opposite side. VIDEO!

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pamsai 5 years ago

Check this out, I think it may be Calycopis isobeon,
What do you think? It does look like this one...

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 5 years ago

Thank you!! Forest Dragon and Andrecoppe!

ForestDragon 5 years ago

Subfamily Theclinae, Tribe Eumaeini, Genus Calycopis, I believe. Not sure which species are in your area.

andrecoppe 5 years ago

Hi, José!
This is a Lycaenidae butterfly. This link can be useful for you:

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 5 years ago

Can someone help me with this spotting?

LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Great video of the "fake" antennal movement!

Diaz José Miguel
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Diaz José Miguel

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 7, 2014
Submitted on Apr 7, 2014

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