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Royal Firetip  Geotagged,Mysoria barcastus,Royal firetip,Trinidad and Tobago,Winter,black,iridescent,red,yellow Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. May be related to phocides polybius
    Guava Skipper  Geotagged,Phocides polybius,Trinidad and Tobago,bands,black,blue,red,stripes,white

    Edit: found a match, mysoria barcastus
    Posted 7 years ago, modified 7 years ago
  2. Fantastic detail, what a beauty! Posted 7 years ago
  3. What an epic insect, Haylo! Posted 7 years ago
  4. By the way, you're the true king of Trinidad and Tobago:
    Posted 7 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy, it's good to be King. Posted 7 years ago
  5. Wonderful species with amazing colors.
    Love you shot, the firetip stand out great against its background.
    Posted 7 years ago
    1. Thanks Posted 7 years ago

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Mysoria barcastus is a species of butterfly find in Central and South America. It was described by Jan Sepp in 1851 as Papilio barcastus.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Mar 2, 2015. Captured Feb 14, 2015 14:07 in Upper Sixth Avenue, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/11.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO250
  • 300mm