Drucina leonata

Drucina leonata
Drucina leonata

A beautiful cloud forest species, a member of the tribe Pronophilini of the Nymphalid butterflies. The larvae feed on Chusquea sp. of bamboo found predominately from 1900 to 2600 meters here at MTCF. First time we found this species here and Devries mentions it as rare and restricted to cloud forests.

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