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Pitheas Eighty-eight or Two-eyed Eighty-eight

Callicore pitheas

Description:

This butterfly wouldn't come close, so I took these photos from a long way off. I did see it quite close one time, but I didn't have my camera, and when I returned with it, it had gone. Only saw one 3 times on my whole trip. The upper wings were striped in red and black, the red being extremely bright.

Habitat:

Dry rainforest far NW of Costa Rica.


1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago
Pitheas Eighty-eight or Two-eyed Eighty-eight
Callicore pitheas Callicore pitheas (live adults)


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1 Comment

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

thanks bayucca...

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Costa Rica

Lat: 11.12, Long: -85.59

Spotted on Aug 6, 2013
Submitted on Aug 24, 2013

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