Costa Rica - Page 7 - Additional butterfly photos  Last updated: 7/26/2008.
Thanks to Bob Ringler for ID assistance with Lepidoptera photographed on this trip.

Above: A male mimic-white, probably Itaballia pandosia, at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).
Below: An inverted blue-skipper, Quadrus sp. at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below two: A beautiful Common Morpho (Morpho peleides limpida) feeds at a banana station at the La Paz waterfalls.

Below: A possible male Purple-washed Skipper (Panoquina lucas) at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below two: Saliana skipper spp. at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: Probably Togarna Stripestreak (Arawacus togarna) at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below two: A Tangerine Daggerwing (Marpesia berania) at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: A probable Tanna Longtail (Urbanus tanna) at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: A worn Malachite (Siproeta stelenes) at Carara, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: A Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima) near Santa Elena, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: A ticlear, possibly Godyris zygia, near Santa Elena, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: Gold-edged Owl Butterfly (Caligo atreus) near Santa Elena, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: The trip was worth it for the butterflies alone. I will post samples of the galaxy of Costa Rican Lepidoptera throughout these pages. This one, a dartwhite, possibly Cloudforest Dartwhite (Catasticta cerberus), was photographed in the hills around Copey. Thanks to Bob Ringler for ID assistance with Lepidoptera photographed on this trip.

Below: A probable male Zabulon Skipper in the foothills near Monteverde, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: A probable Mimosa Yellow (Eurema nise) in the foothills near Monteverde, Costa Rica (3/2007).

Below: Probable Creonpyge creon in the rain in Monteverde, Costa Rica (3/2007).

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