Forewing with basal half orange, distal half black with two rows of yellow spots; elongate black streak in discal cell.
Hindwing orange with black border and strong black central bar.
Hindwing underside with small white spots along margin.
Local distribution: 79-96 mm
Similar related species
Local distribution: Both slopes from lowlands to 1200 m.
Species range: Mexico to Ecuador
Comments: Occurs in color forms with or lacking the horizontal discal bar on the hindwing .