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Long-tailed Metalmark

Rhetus arcius thia

Description:

Its wingspan is 2.2 cm. on average there are smaller specimens measuring up to 1.8 cm and not more than 2.4 cm in males.

Habitat:

This butterfly is associated with Tropical forests perenni and subperennifolios and cloud forest, mainly from 500 to 1300 meters; flies open and closed spaces, often in the wet sand of the beaches of streams and rivers.

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8 Comments

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

wow!!! so beautiful....

It is a beautiful Butterfly. Fantastic spotting, EduardoAxelRecillasBautista.
It will ever be in my fondest memories the day I spotted a Rhetus arcius, a couple of years ago.

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 7 years ago

Fantastic!!

Beautiful!

James McNair
James McNair 7 years ago

Incredible...bravo!

Spectacle !

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 7 years ago

Wow beautiful spotting..

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Wow!

Hidalgo, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 20, 2011
Submitted on Sep 24, 2014

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