Dircenna dero (Felder & Felder)Both

Male dorsal
Male dorsal
Female dorsal
Female dorsal
Male venrtral
Male venrtral
Female venrtral
Female venrtral

Wingspan: 63-67 mm




Identification: Thick black borders , bold black bar in forewing discal cell, hind margin of forewing mostly orange above.

Similar species
Dircenna relata
Napeogenes cranto
thomia xenos
Pteronymia agalla

Local distribution: Ro Guacimal valley at 600-700 m. Peas Blancas valley at 700-800 m.

Species range: Mexico to South America

Abundance: Rare

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Solanum chrysotrichum




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