Napeogenes cranto Godman & Salvin

Male dorsal

Male ventral

Female dorsal

Female ventral

Forewing discal cell with only a faint smudge, ventral forewing margin with white spot line, wide black hindwing border, hindwing apex pointed.

Wingspan: 66-67mm

Forewing length: 33mm

Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 700-900 m (Refugio Eladio, Poco Sol); Pacific slope in the Río San Luis valley (1000 m).

Similar species: Ithomia xenos, Dircenna relata, Talamancana lonera, Pteronymia fulvescens

Species range: Costa Rica to South America

Abundance: Uncommon

Larval host plants: Unknown

Early stages: Unknown

Comments: Common in light gaps in forest at Refugio Eladio.

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Created: 3 April 2001. Updated: 17 November 2001.