Oleria vicina (Salvin)Both

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

Wingspan: 49-54 mm




Identification: Forewing discal bar strong, black apex incised with two white spots, postdiscal bar triangular, white subapical bar poorly developed, veins M2 and M3 black, dorsal borders red brown.

Similar species
Oleria rubescens
Greta nero
Greta anette
Ithomia patilla
Ithomia diasa

Local distribution: Common in cloud forest, uncommon on both slopes below 1200 m.

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Abundance: Common

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Lycianthes multiflora
Lycianthes synanthera
Solanum trizygum




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