Pteronymia fulvimargo Butler & DruceMale

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

Wingspan: 55-58 mm




Identification: Antennae black, forewing costa with orange-brown, ventral forewing border without white spot line, pattern more orange than P. notilla.

Similar species
Pteronymia fulvescens
Pteronymia notilla
Napeogenes cranto
Ithomia xenos

Local distribution: Pacific slope at 1400-1600 m; not recorded on Atlantic side.

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Aggregated?

Larval food plants
Lycianthes synanthera

Comments: A single cluster of eggs found on Lycianthes synanthera seems likely to be this species based on the appearence of the larvae; however, none of them reached the adult stage.




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