Oleria paula (Weymer)Both

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

Wingspan: 46 mm




Identification: Black forewing apex broad with straight inner edge, white forewing bar covers M2 and M3, forewing discal bar absent or rarely visible as a weak smudge.

Similar species
Ithomia patilla
Greta oto
Pteronymia parva
Pteronymia cotytto

Local distribution: Common on Atlantic side up to 800 m; uncommon on Pacific side from 700-1500 m.

Species range: Mexico to Panama

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Lycianthes multiflora




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