Identification: Dircenna pattern; triangular charcoal smudge in forewing cell; paired white marginal spots on ventral hindwing, hind margin of dorsal forewing all black, ventral hindwing costa without a white streak (as in Dircenna), smaller than Dircenna.
Local distribution: Recorded in our region from a single forest fragment (1400 m) on the Atlantic slope NW of Monteverde.
Species range: Costa Rica and Panama
Early stages: Solitary
Larval food plants
Comments: Not seen in the Monteverde region since 1979. The hindwing discal area is distinctly more transparent in the male than in the female. Solanum circinatum was formerly called Cyphomandra hartwegii.