Identification: Forewing base all black, broad black outer margin of hindwing with straight inner edge, marginal spots yellow on ventral forewing, white on ventral hindwing and not paired.
Local distribution: At about 700-1500 m on both slopes.
Species range: Costa Rica to South America
Early stages: Solitary
Larval food plants
Comments: Except for Solanum siparunoides, the hostplants grow below the level of the cloud forest, and H. excelsa has not been found breeding in the cloud forest.