Aeria eurimedea Godman & SalvinBoth

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

Wingspan: 47-50 mm




Identification: Black antennae, opaque yellow bars, no white spots on dorsum.

Similar species
Scada zibia
Oleria zelica

Local distribution: Atlantic slope (Refugio Eladio, Poco Sol) to lowlands; rare stray in Monteverde community.

Species range: Mexico to South America

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Eggs are laid singly; larvae are solitary.

Larval food plants
Prestonia portobellensis

Comments: Flies slowly with shallow wing beats within 1 m of the ground.




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