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Orange-barred Sulphur

Phoebis philea


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


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

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

DanielePralong 12 years ago

Incredible similarity between the orange on the underwings and the plant! May I suggest this for the mimetism mission?

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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

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