Ithomia diasa BatesBoth

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

Wingspan: 47 mm




Identification: Black postdiscal bar short, bar in forewing discal cell, red-brown in dorsal hindwing border faint or absent.

Similar species
Ithomia patilla
Oleria rubescens
Hypoleria cassotis

Local distribution: Atlantic slope up to 800 m; San Luis valley at 1100 m; occasional stray on upper Pacific slope.

Species range: Nicaragua to South America

Abundance: Rare

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Witheringia meiantha




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