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Unnamed spotting

Coloburan annulata

4 Species ID Suggestions

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago
Dirce Beauty
Colobura dirce Colobura dirce
Colobura annulata???
Dirce Beauty , Mosaic or Zebra Mosaic
Colobura dirce Colobura dirce
bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Colobura annulata


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8 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

I did a little re-search for separating Dirce from Annulata. I am glad that before I only said "I would tend" to Dirce since it is definitely Annulata. If the third dark stripe is straight than it is Annulata.

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

There is only one criteria to separate Dirce from Annulata: The size of the first brown stripe on the forewing. Broad in Dirce and slim in Annulata. The problem in this case is, is the stripe slim or broad?? I can't tell for sure. Dirce is much more common as Annulata. So that's the reason why I tend to Colobura dirce. To be correct, there should only be Colobura sp. as ID.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Hi Matthew take a look...
http://motyli.wz.cz/nymphal/coeini.htm

Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo 9 years ago

Looks like my spotting.... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/728...

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

I would also tend to Colobura dirce.

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

wow

Darvesh
Darvesh 9 years ago

Some top designer, must surely have given, this butterfly its coat............hhahahahah. This butterfly certainly has an attitude of its own.

JosephBullock
JosephBullock 9 years ago

I have no idea, but if I were to name it I would call it a Zebra Butterfly. Then it probably has a real name.

MatthewKritzer
Spotted by
MatthewKritzer

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on May 7, 2011
Submitted on May 7, 2011

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