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Malachite Butterfly

Siproeta stelenes


Brown and Yellow Arthropod (butterfly?)


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


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.

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Indio Jones
Indio Jones 8 years ago

and to ENVunlimited

Indio Jones
Indio Jones 8 years ago

Thanks to KarenSaxton

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Indio Jones

Rivas, Nicaragua

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

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