Identification: Wings broad, translucent orange-brown ground color, forewing rear margin mostly black, black rectangle in forewing discal cell, marginal spots white below, no hindwing discal bar or spot, hindwing very small, especially in male.
Local distribution: Abundant on Pacific side above 1000 m; uncommon on Atlantic slope; uncommon in the lowlands on both sides.
Species range: Nicaragua to Panama
Early stages: Eggs are laid singly; larvae are solitary; the later instars make a loose nest of leaves tagged together with silk.
Larval food plants
Comments: One of the most abundant species in the region. Found both in forest and disturbed areas.