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Historis odius <section class="video"><iframe width="448" height="282" src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/0ZN5Dg7y724?hd=1&autoplay=0&rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></section> Historis odius,Nymphalidae,Stinky Leafwing Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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This large ( wingspan 11cms ) and magnificent butterfly, marked on the upper surface with a broad swathe of bright orange on a black ground colour, is one of 12 species in the tribe Coeini, which also includes Baeotus, Colobura, Tigridia, Pycina and Smyrna.
There are only 2 species in the genus Historis, the other - acheronta, is a smaller greyish species which has a group of white subapical spots on each forewing, and short tails on the hindwings.
The vernacular name Stinky Leafwing,.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by FRANCIERLEM FONSECA


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