Neotropical Butterflies

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 Post subject: Tigerwing+ ?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:32 am 
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I have difficulty to find this Tigerwing in the book, the dark area in wing confuse me, Help?
Napo river Iquitos


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 Post subject: Re: Tigerwing+ ?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:02 pm 
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It could be a Forbestra but I'm leaning more towards Mechanitis, maybe M. mazaeus. There are a bunch of subspecies in this group and they can vary a lot on color and the amount of black. Can you give me the date when you took it?
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 Post subject: Re: Tigerwing+ ?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 12:23 pm 
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It is photographed 28 November 2009 at Explorama Lodge


 
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 Post subject: Re: Tigerwing+ ?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:16 pm 
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Cool, a photo from the future


 
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