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Cramer's Eighty-eight (Diaethria clymena marchalii), Santa María, Colombia This is the marchalii sub species of Diaethria clymena, popular name "eighty eight". It looks like I found a zero zero instead, but if you look closely, you can see faint dots appearing inside the circles. For some reason, a large group of them was interested in this piece of concrete wall at the beginning of the Reserva Almenara path in Santa María. Boyacá,Colombia,Cramer's Eighty-eight,Diaethria clymena,Reserva Almenara,Santa María,South America,World Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Cramer's Eighty-eight (Diaethria clymena marchalii), Santa María, Colombia

This is the marchalii sub species of Diaethria clymena, popular name "eighty eight". It looks like I found a zero zero instead, but if you look closely, you can see faint dots appearing inside the circles. For some reason, a large group of them was interested in this piece of concrete wall at the beginning of the Reserva Almenara path in Santa María.

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''Diaethria clymena'' or Cramer's Eighty-eight is a species of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found from Mexico to Peru and Brazil. It was discovered to science by Pieter Cramer, in a fascicle of ''De uitlandsche Kapellen'', 1775.

The wingspan is about 30–40 millimetres . Adults are black with a blue band on each wing. The underside is red and white with black stripes that look like an outlined number eighty-eight.

The larvae feed on ''Trema lamarckiana'', ''Trema.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Nov 7, 2016. Captured Oct 16, 2016 11:29.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/9.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO800
  • 105mm