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Dryas iulia

Dryas iulia

Description:

Orange butterfly with beige eyes with black dots.

Habitat:

Found in the jungle of Costa Rica, Southern lowland Area. Wikipedia says this: it is native from Brazil to southern Texas and Florida, and in summer can sometimes be found as far north as eastern Nebraska.

Notes:

Lucky shot, was out taking pictures of butterflies and couldn't get any of them in focus, I finally did and 5 minutes later the battery died. I got a couple good shots, this was one of them. Hopefully someone will let me know the name of this type of butterfly. by the way it was spotted here: Ojochal, Costa Rica Lat: 9.75, Long: -83.75

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago
Julia butterfly
Dryas iulia Dryas iulia


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7 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Julia longwing is really pretty butterfly... It has colour shade of early morning horizon...
http://www.cirrusimage.com/butterfly_Jul...

gbruns
gbruns 10 years ago

Hi JLM, this is a really beautiful shot, good catch! Greg

JungleLoveMamasita
JungleLoveMamasita 10 years ago

Thank you Art, I just joined 30 minutes ago and having a blast! thanks for the complement.

Art3
Art3 10 years ago

Beautiful photo, Detail is amazing, keep up the post.

JungleLoveMamasita
JungleLoveMamasita 10 years ago

Thank you Karen, that was so cool how quickly this was uncovered. I love this place already!! I have a few more to upload. Thanks again!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah Mamasita!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Beautiful!

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Aug 12, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

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