Butterflies

Machanitis polymnia isthmia

Machanitis polymnia isthmia-butterflyCommon Name:

Scientific Name: Machanitis polymnia isthmia.

Family: Nymphalidae.

Subfamily: Ithomiinae.

Genus: Machanitis, Fabricius, 1807.

Species: polymnia.

FW Length: 34-38 mm.

Geographic Range: This is commonest and most widespread ithomiine species in Costa Rica, occuring from sea level to 1500 m in virtually all habitats.

Host Plant (s): Solanum. (Solanaceae).

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