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Dirce Beauty With the bearing of the fruit trees the butterflies have started returning. Was lucky to get an open wing shot of this dirce beauty while feeding on mango. Note that the hind wings are damaged. Colobura dirce,Dirce Beauty,Geotagged,Trinidad and Tobago,Winter,black,brown,butterfly,cream,insect,macro,nature,stripe,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge

Dirce Beauty

With the bearing of the fruit trees the butterflies have started returning. Was lucky to get an open wing shot of this dirce beauty while feeding on mango. Note that the hind wings are damaged.

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  1. I wish they would return here, in the meanwhile I'll follow your adventures, nice find! Posted 4 years ago

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The Dirce Beauty, also known as the Mosaic or Zebra Mosaic, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Central America and northern South America.

The length of the fore-wings is about 33 mm.

The larvae feed on ''Cecropia'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by haylo
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Uploaded Mar 4, 2016. Captured Jan 28, 2016 17:23 in Seventh Ave, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/16.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm