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|The wings of this butterfly are really see-trough!|
The text below has been 'borrowed' from Heinz Koloska (TN Member)
Greta oto (Glass Wing)
- pictured at Maximillian-Park, Hamm, North-Rhine-Westfalia -
Black forewing apex broad with inner edge almost straight, white medial bar strong and bordering black apex.
Forewing length: 27-31m
Local distribution: Common on Pacific side from lowlands to 1500 m, rare on Atlantic slope down to 200 m.
Similar species: Oleria paula, Ithomia patilla, Pteronymia cotytto,
Species range: Mexico to Panama
Larval host plants:
Cestrum sp. “San Luis”
Early stages: Solitary
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