Greta nero (Hewitson)Both

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

Wingspan: 60-61 mm




Identification: Forewing postdiscal bar very broad, forewing vein M2 partly white, dorsal hindwing border usually with red-brown.

Similar species
Greta anette
Pteronymia artena
Hypoleria cassotis

Local distribution: On both slopes at 700 to 1500 m.

Species range: Mexico to Panama

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Cestrum racemosum




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