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Zebra-striped Hairstreak
Zebra-striped Hairstreak (Panthiades bathildis: Lycaenidae) Wingspan ca. 3.4 cm (1.3 in).
Habitat
Tropical humid lowland broadleaf forest (rainforest) at 86 m (283 ft) elevation.
Location
Canopy Camp, Tierra Nueva, Darién Province, Panamá.
Date taken
December 2021
Scientific name
Panthiades bathildis
Equipment used
Canon
interesting colors and shape of the wings, to mislead predators I guess, marvelous photo of this attractive butterfly, Stanley, love it, many tfs!!
 
Aptly named. A superb capture of this zebra-striped butterfly with an interesting mimicry/false head at rear.
 
Supporter
How extraordinary! This has to be the strangest looking butterfly I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing this terrific shot Stanley!
 

Media information

Category
Butterflies & Moths
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
206
Comment count
9

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/640 second(s)
ISO
640
Filename
Zebra-striped Hairstreak, Tierra Nueva, Darien, Panama.jpg
File size
585.3 KB
Date taken
Sat, 11 December 2021 11:43 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 674px

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