Greta andromica (Salvin)


Male dorsal

Male ventral

Female dorsal

Female ventral

Identification:
Forewing veins M2 and M3 strongly bowed, dorsal borders entirely black, forewing vein M2 all black.

Wingspan: 52-56mm

Forewing length: 27mm


Local distribution: Pacific slope at 1200 to 1500 m; Atlantic slope at 700-1500 m.

Similar species: Greta spp., Pteronymia spp., Heteroscada edessa, Hypoleria cassotis

Species range: Guatemala to South America

Abundance: Uncommon

Larval host plants: Unknown

Early stages: Unknown

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Created: 3 April 2001. 18 November 2001.