Caribbean ruby-eye

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are brown with yellow fringe. The forewings have four central yellow spots. The underside of the wings have a purplish-grey pattern. The body is brown except for the lower part of the abdomen on the underside, which is yellow. 




Larval food plantBambusa vulgaris, Cephalostachyum pergracilePanicum maximum, Saccharum sp., Scleria pterotaZea sp. (Warren et al., 2013)

Adult food:

Reported from: Cane Grove & Demerara (Region 4), Brotherson, Skeldon & Tain (Region 6), Bartica, Kartabo, Mt. Roraima & Quonga (Region 7), Takutu (Region 9)