Greta anette (Gurin-Mnville)Male

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

Wingspan: 55-60 mm




Identification: Dorsal borders red-brown, forewing postdiscal bar narrow, M2 and M3 at most weakly bowed, costal margin of ventral hindwing without a central black spot (as seen in male G. polissena).

Similar species
Greta polissena
Pteronymia simplex
Hypoleria cassotis

Local distribution: On both slopes at about 1200 to 1500 m.

Species range: Mexico to Panama

Abundance: Common

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Cestrum fragile
Cestrum irazuense
Cestrum tomentosum
Cestrum megalophyllum
Cestrum longpetiole
Cestrum buttonberry




Credits: Credits: Images and text copyright 2001-2007 by William A. Haber, efg.cs.umb.edu/