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Gray Cracker

Hamadryas februa

Description:

is a species of cracker butterfly in the family Nymphalidae (20 members).

Habitat:

tropical areas, jungle

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Gray Cracker
Hamadryas februa ferentina Hamadryas februa ferentina (live adults, page 2)


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4 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Not really an easy one. I think it is Hamadryas februa, although you have also Hamadryas julitta, which looks very similar to Februa, but some spots are different.
http://butterfliesofamerica.com/hamadrya...

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

You're welcome! I'm sure you'll get an ID here. We have quite a few users highly knowledgeable on neotropical butterflies.

Scarletthdz
Scarletthdz 8 years ago

oh thanks! :D i'm afraid that i'm not longer in the place i took the photo, so i guess, i'll have to wait to someone who can identify it.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Hi ScarlettKaletKale! This is not a moth but a butterfly (Cracker, genus Hamadryas I think). Someone more familiar with the area will be able to give you a more accurate ID.

Scarletthdz
Spotted by
Scarletthdz

Valladolid, Yucatán, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Aug 1, 2013

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