Identification: Forewing mostly black from coalesced markings, yellow medial band broken into spots, an isolated orange-brown spot in tornus (connected in congeners), hindwing discal bar greatly reduced below. Female like male, but hindwing discal bar reduced or absent.
Local distribution: Common in the lowlands on both slopes.
Species range: Mexico to South America
Early stages: Aggregated
Larval food plants
Comments: One of the most abundant and widespread species in the country.