Consul fabius (Doubleday, 1849)cecrops
Nymphalidae Charaxinae

Male dorsal
Male dorsal
Female dorsal
Female dorsal
Male ventral
Male ventral
Female ventral
Female ventral

  Sexes similar.
  Large marginal tooth on forewing; slender tails on hindwing.
  Upperside dull orange with black margins.
  Forewing apex with large cream blotches.
  No black discal bar on hindwing.
  Underside with complex dead leaf camouflage pattern.

Local distribution: 91-100 mm

Similar related species
Consul panariste

Unrelated models
Melinaea ethra
Heliconius ismenius
Tithorea harmonia

Abundance: Uncommon

Local distribution: Both slopes from lowlands to 1200 m.

Species range: Mexico to Bolivia

Credits: Credits: Images and Text Copyright 2005, William A. Haber,