Eresia mechanitis Godman and Salvin, 1878
Nymphalidae Melitaeinae

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



Abundance
  Male and female similar, but wings of female more rounded.
  Forewing orange with black stripes and border.
  Hindwing orange with black border and central bar; no pale markings in black border above.

Local distribution: 50-51 mm

Similar related species
Eresia alsina
Castilia eranities

Unrelated models
Hypothyris euclea
Mechanitis lysimnia
Eueides isabella

Abundance: Uncommon

Local distribution: Atlantic lowlands to about 800 m.

Species range: Nicaragua to Panama



Credits: Credits: Images and Text Copyright 2005, William A. Haber, www.cs.umb.edu/efg.