Rusty-tipped Page (Siproeta epaphus)

Living image of Rusty-tipped Page on a plant Family: Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies).
Geographic Distribution: North, Central and South America. Mexico, Central America, Brazil, Peru.
Wingspan: 70-75 mm.
Larval host plants: Ruellia spp., Blechum spp.
Habitats: Tropical rain forests at high altitudes.
Identification: A relatively large butterfly with brown wings with a striking white band on each wing, orange tips on forewings.

Thumbnail of a Rusty-tipped Page, Dorsal View
Rusty-tipped Page,
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Rusty-tipped Page, Ventral View
Rusty-tipped Page,
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