Pseudoscada utilla (Godman & Salvin)Both

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

Wingspan: 43-45 mm




Identification: Small, black postdiscal bar pointed, hindwing border with smooth inner edge, dorsal forewing borders entirely black, inner edge of forewing apical border with a bump, thoracic markings white (compare with P. parva).

Similar species
Hypoleria cassotis
Pteronymia parva
Pteronymia hara
Greta polissena

Local distribution: Atlantic lowlands to 1100 m; common at Refugio Eladio.

Species range: Nicaragua to South America

Abundance: Uncommon

Early stages: Unknown

Larval food plants
  Unknown




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