Eresia poecilina Bates, 1866
Nymphalidae Melitaeinae

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

  Forewing black with small yellow spots (more than in E. coela).
  Hindwing orange-brown with black border, yellow spots within the border, no discal bar.
  Sexes similar, but wings of male elongate, of female more rounded.
  Pale spots accentuated in female.

Local distribution: 52-59 mm

Similar related species
Eresia sticta
Eresia coela

Unrelated models
Napeogenes peredea
Napeogenes tolosa
Hyposcada virginiana
Callithomia hezia

Abundance: Uncommon

Local distribution: Atlantic slope from lowlands to 800 m.

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Comments: Male and female similar, but female larger with more rounded wings. Forewing yellow spots intermediate in size and number between E. Sticta and E. coela.

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