Lycorea cleobaea Doubleday, 1847atergatis
Nymphalidae Danaiinae

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

  Sexes similar.
  Forewing orange in basal half; distal half black with yellow markings.
  Hindwing orange-brown with strong central bar; black border with line of small spots- yellow above, white below.

Local distribution: 91-97 mm

Similar related species

Unrelated models
Melinaea ethra
Heliconius ismenius
Tithorea harmonia
Mechanitis lysimnia
Eueides isabella
Hypothyris euclea

Abundance: Uncommon

Local distribution: Both slopes to 1400 m, but seen higher during migration.

Species range: Mexico to Peru

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