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Agathina Emperor

Doxocopa agathina vacuna

Description:

The color of the wings varies by sex. Males have bright blue or purple wings, but the females' wings are darker in color, usually shades of brown. Females also typically have a diagonal orange band across their forewings. In both sexes, the wingspan measures about 50 millimetres (2.0 inches)

Habitat:

It is found in the Guyanas, northern Brazil, and the Amazon region.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Agathina Emperor
Doxocopa agathina vacuna


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3 Comments

Scarletthdz
Scarletthdz 9 years ago

thanks! :D

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

It is a butterfly.

Scarletthdz
Scarletthdz 10 years ago

moth or butterfly

Scarletthdz
Spotted by
Scarletthdz

Serranópolis do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 8, 2007
Submitted on Feb 25, 2011

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