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Malachite Butterfly

Siproeta stelenes

Description:

Brown and Yellow Arthropod (butterfly?)

Habitat:

dry tropical forest, southwest nicaragua, in vicinity of annual flower garden

Notes:

Spotted on zipline gear that was stored in the Ole Center (educational and cultural center at O Park). The Malachite is a neotropical brush-footed butterfly. The malachite has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides.

1 species ID suggestions

Malachite
Siproeta stelenes

2 Comments

Indio Jones
Indio Jones 5 years ago

and to ENVunlimited

Indio Jones
Indio Jones 5 years ago

Thanks to KarenSaxton

Rivas, Nicaragua

Lat: 11.10, Long: -85.73

Spotted on Aug 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

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