Papilio ascolius Godman & Salvinzalates

Female dorsal
Female dorsal
Female ventral
Female ventral

  Male and female similar.
  Larger than its comimics.
  Forewing mostly black with numerous yellow-orange spots; hindwing orange with wide black border

Local distribution: 125-135 mm

Similar related species

Unrelated models
Dismorphia eunoe
Heliconius hecalesia
Olyras crathis
Lycorea cleobaea
Tithorea tarricina

Abundance: Rare

Local distribution: Pacific slope at 1300 m.

Species range: Costa Rica to Colombia

Comments: Observed once in Monteverde. No specimens seen.

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