Forewing with fewer yellow spots than H. hecale.
Hindwing line of submarginal yellow spots in black border above and below.
Underside lacks paired small white spots on margin as in H. hecale.
Local distribution: 79-97 mm
Similar related species
Local distribution: Atlantic slope to 1200 m; Pacific slope from 600-1400 m.
Species range: Mexico to northern South America
Comments: Commonly seen migrating through Monteverde, but breeds lower.