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Dryas iulia

Dryas iulia


Orange butterfly with beige eyes with black dots.


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.


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

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KarenL 12 years ago
Julia butterfly
Dryas iulia Dryas iulia

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Julia longwing is really pretty butterfly... It has colour shade of early morning horizon...

gbruns 12 years ago

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

JungleLoveMamasita 12 years ago

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

Art3 12 years ago

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

JungleLoveMamasita 12 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 12 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah Mamasita!

KarenL 12 years ago


Cartago, Costa Rica

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

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