Butterflies

Machanitis polymnia isthmia

Common Name:

Scientific Name: Machanitis polymnia isthmia.

Family: Nymphalidae.

Subfamily: Ithomiinae.

Genus: Greta, Hemming, 1934.

Species: oto.

FW Length: 28-30 mm.

Geographic Range: Occurs from 500 to 1600 m, on both slopes, ina association with disturbed forest habitats, very occasionally found in the lowland Guanacaste forest.

Host Plant (s): Cestrus lanatum, C. Standleyi. (Solanaceae).

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Total Proccess: Unknown