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Sara Sailor

Dynamine sara

Description:

Small (less than 3 cm wingspan) iridescent blue butterfly.

Habitat:

Mountains above the Yunguilla Valley, Azuay Province, Ecuador. Altitude 1934 m, GPS 3 degrees12’53.8524”S, 79 degrees14’59.3232”W

Notes:

Large numbers of butterfly species in area now. This only one of these I've seen here. Weather was mild, patchy clouds, at end of rainy season here.

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Racidula Sailor
Dynamine racidula Butterflies of Wildsumaco


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3 Comments

KathieSedwick
KathieSedwick 6 years ago

And now I had to update it! Got a better verification from Cesar Crash of "Insetologia," the Brazilian equivalent of "What's That Bug?" that this is Dynamine sara. At least we had the genus correct the first time.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

What a nice first spotting on Project Noah! It also appears to be the first posting of this species on Noah. Congratulations!

KathieSedwick
KathieSedwick 6 years ago

That's it, NuwanChathuranga! Thank you so much!!!

KathieSedwick
Spotted by
KathieSedwick

Asuncion, Provincia del Azuay, Ecuador

Spotted on Jun 9, 2014
Submitted on Jun 12, 2014

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