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Chlosyne theona minimus
Family: Nymphalidae Subfamily: Nymphalinae Identification: Upperside with dark checkered pattern. Black median stripe separates inner yellow-orange band and outer orange band. Underside of hindwing has alternating bands of orange and cream spots, all outlined in black. Wing Span: 1 1/4 - 1 3/4 inches (3.2 - 4.4 cm). Life History: Males patrol and sometimes perch to find females. Eggs are laid in groups on the host plant; caterpillars feed on the leaves. Third- or fourth-stage caterpillars hibernate.
Subtropical scrub, limestone ridges
I have seen many like this around the area of Chichen Itza and also in Uxmal ruins.