Pteronymia donata Haensch

Male dorsal

Male ventral

Female dorsal

Female ventral

Forewing with rear margin mostly orange, post discal band of forewing cream yellow, no bar or spot in forewing discal cell.

Wingspan: 50-54mm

Forewing length: 26-28mm

Local distribution: In Costa Rica known from the El Rodeo reserve west of San José at about 800 m elevation.

Similar species: Pteronymia agalla, P. fulvescens, Ceratinia tutia

Species range: Costa Rica and Panama

Abundance: Rare

Larval host plants: Unknown

Early stages: Unknown

Comments: The same habitat where P. donata is found in the Central Valley also occurs west of Monteverde.

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Created: 10 April 2001. Updayed: 17 November 2001.