Male forewing black with cream spots.
Hindwing broad, central bright orange area bordered by black.
Female forewing black with red-orange at base, yellow spots in distal half.
Hindwing red-orange with broad black border; no central bar.
Both wings with series of three yellow spots at apex.
Local distribution: 55-70 mm
Similar related species
Local distribution: Upper Pacific slope (1200-1400 m) and upper Atlantic slope (600-1400 m)
Species range: Mexico to Panama