|Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko)
|Date Taken: 2018-11-09|
|Camera: Nikon D7000|
|Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2019-12-03 19:42|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This is a species of Neotropical butterfly in the family Riodinidae, found from Mexico to Peru.|
There are 3 Rheto species: R. periander, R. dysonii and R. arcius, which has much longer hindwing tails.
It is usually found singly in the vicinity of streams or ditches. It occurs in rainforest and cloudforest at altitudes between 0-1200 meters, but is commonest between about 400-800 meters. The butterfly can be seen throughout the year.
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- [2019-12-04 2:00]
Waaw Pedro,what a beauty! Great gift to the butterflies fans like me,just a pity for the blurred tails but the specie is a great show,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
The world of landing....a great lights and compo by 3D well done PEDRO MONTES
First time I saw this species. Well captured even in such unfriendly background.