Oleria rubescens (Butler & Druce)Both

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

Wingspan: 49-50 mm




Identification: Strong forewing discal bar, black forewing apex narrow with curved inner edge, postdiscal bar rectangular, veins M2 and M3 black.

Similar species
Oleria vicina
Ithomia diasa
Ithomia patilla
Greta nero

Local distribution: Common on Atlantic side at 700-1200 m; rare on Pacific side above 1200 m.

Species range: Mexico to Panama

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Solanum aturense




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