Butterfly Botanical Gardens

Quepos, Costa Rica

September 1,4, 2006

Siproeta stelenes biplagiata

Early in the morning of September 4 we got to witness the beginning of the adult butterfly life of this siproeta. I sometimes have trouble distinguishing this species from the philaethria dido since both of them are green, but the swallow tail extension of the wing here is consistent with the siproeta.

I think these are siproetas, but I am not confident of my ability to distinguish them from the philaethra dido.

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