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http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci... Upperside of both wings with basal half unpatterned orange, and little or no contrast between basal and outer parts. Hindwing margins not angled; underside orange-brown with darker pattern. Wing Span: 2 9/16 - 2 15/16 inches (6.5 - 7.5 cm). Adults fly swiftly and erratically above low vegetation, while the sun is shining. Eggs are laid singly on host plants. Caterpillar Hosts: Passion-vines (Passiflora), morning glories (Convolvulaceae), and Turnera. Adult Food: Nectar from flowers of Lantana, Stachytarpheta, and Turnera; occasionally dung.
This is the butterfly that emerged from the pupa of my spotting before. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/379... It happened this morning. It took about 10 days to complete metamorphosis and win the blue sky.