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Orange-barred Sulphur

Phoebis philea

Description:

Orange-barred Sulphur, Phoebis philea, Atenas, Costa Rica

Notes:

The plant is Palo de Oro or Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) or a cultivated form of Croton.


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2 Comments

Ooo! Tricky this one is! He can't fool me though! I shall call him a Houdinifly! Shazam!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Incredible similarity between the orange on the underwings and the plant! May I suggest this for the mimetism mission?
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8015...

bayucca
Spotted by
bayucca

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.98, Long: -84.38

Spotted on Dec 30, 2006
Submitted on Dec 30, 2011

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