Striped blue-skipper

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown with dark brown fringe. The forewings have seven central white spots and five subapical white spots. The hindwings have iridescent blue bands on the upperside and is iridescent blue on the underside except around the apex and tornus. The body is dark brown on the upperside and creamish-white on the underside. 




Larval food plantPiper reticulatum (Warren et al., 2013)

Adult food:

Reported from: Kaieteur (Region 8)