Heterosais edessa (Bates)Female

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

Wingspan: 54-59 mm




Identification: FW apex with black border uniformly narrow, dorsal borders entirely black, margin of vhw with two white spots per cell (compare with male).

Similar species
Greta polissena
Hypoleria cassotis
Pteronymia artena

Local distribution: Below 700 m on Atlantic slope.

Species range: Costa Rica to South America

Abundance: Rare

Early stages: Unknown

Larval food plants
  Unknown

Comments: Recorded only a few times from the Monteverde region in the lower Ro Peas Blancas drainage at 350 m.




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