Frosted flasher

Wing span: 5.1–6.4 cm (Lotts & Naberhaus, 2017)

Identification: The wings are dark brown on the upperside and a lighter brown on the underside. The base of the upperside wings are iridescent blue-green. The underside of the hindwings has white termenal margins and white fringes (Lotts & Naberhaus, 2017).




Larval food plantErythrina costaricensis, Erythrina lanceolata (Warren et al., 2013)

Adult food: Bird droppings or flower nectar (Lotts & Naberhaus, 2017) of species such as Ageratum and Stachytarpheta

Reported from: Bartica (Region 7)