Identification: Antennae orange, forewing short with pointed tip, white checks on wing edges, spots on ventral hindwing margin paired, black bar on lower edge of forewing discal cell, black bar above hindwing discal cell, discal bar reduced to a spot or absent.
Local distribution: Enters our area only at the lowest ranges on the dry Pacific slope. Typical of lowland dry forest. Occasionally passes through Monteverde as a migrant. Rarely seen in the Atlantic lowlands (San Carlos).
Species range: Mexico to South America
Early stages: Solitary
Larval food plants
Comments: The amount of black on the hw disc is highly variable as is the shape of the yellow spots on the fw.