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One-spotted Prepona Butterfly

Posted on July 01, 2016 by Bruce MacNaughton

 One-spotted Prepona Butterfly Photo courtesy of Wikipedia 

 

Common Name: One-spotted Prepona
Scientific Name: Archaeoprepona Demophon
Wingspan: 54–58 millimetres (2.1–2.3 in)
Location: Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, & northern South America

The uppersides of the wings is black, with bright pale blue transverse bands. The undersides are pale brown with a clearer band in the middle of the hind-wings and several dark small dots on the margins. Prefers the edges of forest canopy and sub canopy to live.

 

One-spotted Prepona Butterfly

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Special thanks to the following sources:

butterfliesandmoths.org

butterfliesofamerica.com

cambridgebutterfly.com

wikipedia.org

 

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