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Tropical Leafwing

Anaea aidea

Description:

I only spotted it because it did open its wings.

Habitat:

Oak forest in a mountain range at 2,400 meters above sea level


2 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago
Spotless angelwing
Polygonia haroldi Polygonia haroldi (live adults)
bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Tropical Leafwing
Anaea aidea Anaea aidea (live adults, page 2)


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8 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you bayucca for the ID

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Polygonia has more falcated wings. It is Anaea aidea.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Karen L, Leuba and Martinl for ID and comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

aaah another name !! - just when i was typing..

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

great he's got a name already !

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Anaea sp. (similar to Anaea clytemnestra). do you recall the color?

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

He sure does look like a dry leaf ! - good spotting ! I hope you find out what he's called..

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Beautiful!

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Ojuelos, Aguascalientes, Mexico

Lat: 22.00, Long: -101.09

Spotted on Oct 8, 2011
Submitted on Jan 30, 2012

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