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Butterflies

All photographs ©2019.  Nomenclature according to Glassberg:  Butterflies of Mexico and Central America (Second Edition), or the Butterflies of America website.  Abbreviations:  UJ = Ujarras; SH = Savegre Hotel & environs; TML = Talari Mountain Lodge; LC = Los Cusingos.  I am greatly indebted to Jeff Glassberg and Kim Garwood for checking my ID's and helping with some corrections! 

   

Polydamus Swallowtail (Battus polydamus) TML

 

Golden-banded Dartwhite (Catasticta teutila) SH

   

Female Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) SH

   

Mimosa Yellow - female left, male right (Eurema nise) TML

    

Salome Yellow (Eurema salome) TML

 

Barred Yellow (Eurema daira) TML

Ghost Yellow (Eurema albula) TML

   

Chiapas Stripestreak (Arawacus togarna)  TML

 

Gargoyle Hairstreak (Gargina gargophia) TML

    

Silvery Sombermark (Euselasia aurantia) TML

 

Violet-washed Eyemark (Mesosemia telegone) TML

 

Orange-patched Eyemark (Perophthalma tullius)  TML

Orange-barred Pixie (Melanis electron) TML

 

Scintillant sp. (Calephelis sp.) TML 

 

Blue-vented Scintillant (Charis anius) TML

Possibly Cloaked or Hermodora Scintillant  (Detritivora barnesi or hermodora)  TML

   

Falcate Metalmark (Emesis tenedia)  UJ

Foxface Lemmark (Thisbe lycorias) TML

Least Helicoian (Eueides aliphera)  TML

        

Erato Heliconian (Heliconius erato) TML

   

Tragic Heliconian (Heliconius melpomene) TML

    

Pancosta Heliconian (Heliconius pachinus) TML

   

"Pacific" Sara Heliconian (Heliconius sara theudela)  LC

 

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) TML

   

 Black-bordered Tegosa - male showing dorsal on left, female right (Tegosa anieta) TML

Banded Peacock (Anarita fatima) TML

 

Stoplight Catone (Catonephele numilia) TML

    

Red Cracker (Hamadryas amphinome) TML

Blomfild's Beauty (Smyrna blomfildia) TML

   

Luna Phantom Satyr (Pierella luna) TML

Double-white Satyr (Pareuptychia ocirrhoe) TML

 

        

Plain Satyr (Cissia pompilia) TML

 

Blue-vented Blue Satyr (Chloreuptychia arnaca) TML

Blue-gray Big-eyed Satyr (Magneuptychia libye)  TML

    

Intricate Satyr (Hermeuptychia intricata)  TML

Paula's Oleria (Oleria paula) TML

White-leading Ticlear (Callithomia hezia) TML

Variegated Ticlear (Godyris zavaleta) TML

    

Disturbed Tigerwing (Mechanitis polymnia) TML

 

"Isthmian" Disturbed Tigerwing (Mechanitis polymnia isthmia) TML

     

Sharp Banded Skipper (Autochton zarex) TML 

   

White-striped Longtail (Chioides catillus) TML

 

         

Brown Longtail (Urbanus procne)  TML

Mimosa Skipper (Cogia calchas) TML

 

Rounded Bolla (Bolla imbras) TML

 

Golden-headed Bolla (Bolla cupreiceps) TML

Mazans Scallopwing (Staphylus mazans) TML

Mauve Scallopwing - female (Staphylus ascalaphus) TML

 

Tropical Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus oileus) TML

 

Spade-marked Underskipper (Zariaspes mys) TML

 

Trailside Underskipper (Anthoptus epictetus) TML

Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minimus)  UJ

Lilac-spotted Brown Skipper (Morys geisa) TML 

Radiant Brown Skipper (Callimormus radiola) TML

 

Pasture Brown Skipper (Vehilius stictomenes) TML

Redundant Skipper (Corticea corticea) TML

Violet-patched Skipper (Monca tyrtaeus) TML

Worn Fawn-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes odilia) TML

Whirlabout (Polites vibex) TML

   

Common Glassywing (Pompeius pompeius) TML

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