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Dynamine postverta

Description:

Dynamine postverta, the Mylitta Greenwing or Four-spot Sailor, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found throughout most tropical and subtropical areas of central and South America, from Mexico south to Argentina and Paraguay.[2] The habitat includes primary rainforests, humid deciduous woodlands, scrubby grassland and farmland at altitudes up to about 900 metres. The larvae feed on Dalechampia species. They are slug-like, with tiny rosettes of spines on the back.

Habitat:

Dynamine postverta postverta (Surinam, Brazil: Bahia, Minas Gerais) Dynamine postverta mexicana d'Almeida, 1952 (Mexico, Honduras)

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Four-spotted Sailor
Dynamine postverta Dynamine postverta


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1 Comment

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Beauty welcome to PN

SP, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 22, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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