Neotropical Butterflies

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 Post subject: Butterflies of Trinidad 5 - Mapwing
PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 7:55 am 

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In April 2014 I spent several days in Trinidad, based at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, and visiting other locations in the northern range.

The primary purpose of the visit was bird-watching, but although it was the dry season and insects were few and far between, I did photograph some butterflies.

I have confidently identified some of them, but would like to post some photos on this forum to check tentative identities or to seek help with those I'm unable to identify.

I thought I would do this as a series of postings, each with a small number of species.

I would like to express my thanks to anyone able to respond to my postings.

I've identified this species, which looks as though it has survived an attack, as Hypanartia lethe (Orange Mapwing) - please can this be confirmed or corrected?


Orange Mapwing IMG_4181 (1024x1024).jpg
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