Pteronymia parva (Salvin)Both

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

Wingspan: 41-42 mm




Identification: Small, forewing apical border thick with smoothly curving inner edge, postdiscal bar broad with end forked, thoracic markings yellow.

Similar species
Pseudoscada utilla
Oleria paula
Hypoleria cassotis

Local distribution: Atlantic lowlands up to 1200 m (Poco Sol, Refugio Eladio, San Gerardo).

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Abundance: Rare

Early stages: Solitary

Larval food plants
Solanum arboreum




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