Ithomia patilla HewitsonMale

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

Wingspan: 50-54 mm




Identification: Black postdiscal bar large and extending down vein Cu1, no bar in forewing discal cell, red-brown in dorsal hindwing border, broad triangular border at forewing apex.

Similar species
Ithomia diasa
Oleria rubescens
Oleria paula
Greta oto

Local distribution: Common on Pacific slope above 700 m and down to lowlnads on Atlantic side.

Species range: Mexico to Panama

Abundance: Common

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Brachistus stramoniifolius
Lycianthes multiflora
Witheringia meiantha
Witheringia solanacea




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