Butterflies of Costa Rica

 

Species

Brief Annotation

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Papilonidae

Parides iphidamas

Transandean or Pink Cattleheart

2 June 2008, Carara, Puntarenas, CR

Pieridae

Appias drusilla

Florida White

19 March 2007, Bosque de Paz, Alajuela, CR
Ascia monuste

Great Southern White

25 March 2007, Hotel Bougainvillea, Heredia, CR 25 March 2007, Hotel Bougainvillea, Heredia, Costa Rica
Phoebis philea

Orange-barred Sulphur

24 March 2007, Manual Antonio, Puntarenas, CR
Phoebis Agarithe

(Large Orange Sulphur)

3 June 2008, Carara, Puntarenas, CR
Phoebis Statira

(Statira Sulphur)

2 June 2008, Carara, Puntarenas, CR

Lycaenidae

Parrhasius m-album (?)

White-M Hairstreak

31 May 2008, La Selva, Heredia, CR

Nymphalidae

Juditha caucana

Common Lemmark

23 March 2007, Manuel Antonia, Puntarenas, CR
Dione juno

Juno Longwing

23 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Heliconius charithonia

Zebra Longwing

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Heliconius erato

Crimson-patched Longwing, or Postman

24 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Heliconius cydno

Cydno Longwing

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Heliconius sara

Sara Heliconian

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Heliconius doris

Doris Longwing

30 May 2008, La Selva, Heredia, CR
Philaethria diatonica

Northern Green Longwing

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Chlosyne janais

Crimson Patch

5 June 2008, Hotel Bougainvillea, Heredia, CR
Junonia genoveva

Tropical Buckeye

23 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Anartia fatima

Banded Peacock

30 May 2008, La Selva, Heredia, CR
Pyrrhogyra otolais

Double-banded Banner

23 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Adelpha basiloides

Spot-celled Sister

23 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Catonephele numilia

Blue-frosted Catone or Banner

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens. Alajuela, CR
Myscelia cyaniris

Banded Purple-wing

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Consul fabius

Tiger Leafwing

25 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Morpho amathonte

Amathonte morpho

25 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Morpho peleides

Blue Morpho

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Caligo Memnon

Owl Butterfly

29 May 2008, La Paz Gardens, Alajuela, CR
Ithomiinae clearwing? 4 June 2008, Monteverde, Guanacaste, CR
Cissia confusa

Confused Satyr

25 March 2006, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas, CR
Hermeuptychia sosybius

Carolina Satyr

20 March 2007, Arenal, Alajuela, CR

Hesperiidae

Urbanus teleus

Teleus Longtail

30 May 2008, La Selva, Heredia, CR

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