Pteronymia fumida SchausMale

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

Wingspan: 53-54 mm




Identification: Antennae yellow-tipped, forewing costal margin all black, ventral hindwing cells with paired spots, hind margin of dorsal forewing all black, hindwing disc shaded yellow.

Similar species
Godyris zavaleta
Pteronymia fulvimargo
Pteronymia fulvescens
Pteronymia notilla

Local distribution: Extremely rare country-wide and not recorded at Monteverde. Potentially present in the Peas Blancas valley at 700-900 m.

Species range: Costa Rica to South America

Abundance: Not yet recorded

Early stages: Unknown

Larval food plants
  Unknown

Comments: Known only from the Atlantic slope near Siquirres.




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