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Anartia amathea  Anartia amathea,Butterfly,Geotagged,Insecta,Lepidoptera,Paraguay,Scarlet Peacock,Summer,coolie Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. What a beauty, Tito! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Many thanks fchristant Posted 3 years ago
  3. Beautiful! Posted one year ago
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The brown peacock or scarlet peacock is a species of nymphalid butterfly, found primarily in South America. The type locality is probably Suriname, and the species is found from Panama to Argentina; Grenada, Barbados, Antigua. It is reported as common in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Brazilian highlands, the eastern Amazon, the Guianas, Venezuela, and Panama, as well as Trinidad and other Caribbean islands. North American records are either in error or refer to strays.

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Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Tito Lahaye
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By Tito Lahaye

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Uploaded Feb 22, 2016. Captured Feb 21, 2016 15:21 in Unnamed Road, Eusebio Ayala, Paraguay.
  • Lumia 920
  • f/2.0
  • 1/321s
  • ISO100