Eutresis dilucida StaudingerBoth

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

Wingspan: 89-92 mm




Identification: Large, Dircenna pattern, marginal spots on ventral hindwing paired, window in forewing discal cell pointed, without bold white spots at ventral forewing apex, hindwing dull brown.

Similar species
Eutresis hypereia
Olyras crathis
Dircenna chiriquensis

Local distribution: Upper Pacific slope above 1400 m (lower cloud forest); rarely on the Atlantic slope (800 m).

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Aggregated

Larval food plants
Schultesianthus megalandrus

Comments: Often flies in subcanopy and canopy where the host plants are epiphytic shrubs.




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