Male: forewing white with black apex; similar above and below.
Hindwing white above; white with black marginal markings below; a black central bar bordered by orange.
Female: forewing orange at base, black in distal half; five yellow spots within the black.
Hindwing orange with black border; faint central bar; black areas much more extensive below.
Local distribution: 62-74 mm
Similar related species
Local distribution: Atlantic lowlands to about 800 m. Pacific slope at 700-1100 m.
Species range: Costa Rica to Brazil
Comments: Recorded in lower San Luis at Finca San Luis (Chepe Rojas farm) at 700 m.