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Red Daggerwing

Marpesia petreus

Description:

Orange butterfly with dark stripes, has small "tails" on the back of the wings. The ventral region has coloring of dry leaves. Measures about 10cm.

Habitat:

Mata Atlântica Rain Forest

Notes:

"When viewed in flight, can easily be mistaken for "Dryas iulia"" (Wiki)

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FernandoMSoares
Spotted by
FernandoMSoares

São Paulo, Brazil

Lat: -23.48, Long: -45.58

Spotted on Dec 30, 2019
Submitted on Jan 1, 2020

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