Redrim (Biblis hyperia)


 
Living image of Redrim showing red spot wings Family: Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies).
 
Geographic Distribution: North, Central and South America. From Central and South America north to Texas.
 
Wingspan: 50-76mm (2-3 in).
 
Larval host plants: Noseburn (Tragia volubilis).
 
Habitats: Subtropical forest.
 
Identification: Top side of wings is velvety black, with a distinctive red band on the hindwings.
 
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