January 9, 2014

This small butterfly is a denizen of the forest understory.  At Las Brisas Nature Reserve it is generally found near gaps created by fallen trees.  Although it is widespread throughout tropical America, it is very often overlooked, but once you pay close attention to i...

October 15, 2012

Recently we found a swallow-tail butterfly which looked different than our common Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresponthes).  After taking photographs and looking in our field guide we determined that it was the Androgeus Swallowtail (Papilio androgeus), which much to ou...

May 20, 2012

On May 06, 2012, we made an interesting discovery at Las Brisas. Ernesto Carman, Erick Berlin and Ela Villanueva noticed a butterfly flitting about rapidly in the understory, posing for only seconds at a time on the leaves of certain Calatheas. It was a species they ha...

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