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Clearwing Butterfly

Ithomia patilla

Description:

At a butterfly garden in the mountains of Costa Rica.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Patilla Clearwing
Ithomia patilla Ithomia patilla


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3 Comments

SeanWilcox
SeanWilcox 8 years ago

Great thank you!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Nymphalidae, Danainae, Ithomiini, Ithomia patilla, male (!). Note the nice "sex patch" between the white stripes on the hindwing. Some type of scent scales for the pheromones, also called androconia.
http://butterfliesofamerica.com/ithomia_...

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

#2 is a different species, please, make a separate spotting of #2, thanks!

SeanWilcox
Spotted by
SeanWilcox

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jun 30, 2009
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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