Ithomia xenos (Bates)Male

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

Wingspan: 63-64 mm




Identification: Bar in fw discal cell, vfw margin without white spot line, narrow black hw border, hw apex rounded, black rear margin of fw very wide.

Similar species
Napeogenes cranto
Talamancana lonera
Dircenna relata
Pteronymia fulvescens
Pteronymia fulvimargo

Local distribution: More common on Pacific side (1000-1500 m); rarely occurring down to 800 m on Atlantic side.

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Abundance: Common

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Acnistus arborescens
Cuatresia riparia
Witheringia cuneata




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