Napeogenes peredia Schaus


Male dorsal

Male ventral

Female dorsal

Female ventral

Identification:
Small, many small yellow spots on forewing, two rows of yellow spots on hindwing, antennae yellow-tipped.

Wingspan: 54-56mm

Forewing length: 27-30mm


Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 400-900 m.

Similar species: Callithomia hezia, Napeogenes tolosa, Hyposcada virginiana

Species range: Costa Rica to South America

Abundance: Rare

Larval host plants: Unknown

Early stages: Unknown

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Created: 12 January 2001. Updated: 17 November 2001.