Oleria zelica (Druce)Both

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

Wingspan: 52-55 mm




Identification: Translucent yellow bars, black antennae, large white spots at forewing apex.

Similar species
Aeria eurimedea
Scada zibia
Godyris zavaleta
Napeogenes cranto

Local distribution: Occurring at 500-900 m on Atlantic slope; common at Refugio Eladio, uncommon at Poco Sol.

Species range: Costa Rica to South America

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Unknown

Larval food plants
  Unknown

Comments: Low flying in light areas in forest understory.




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