Scarce Bamboo Page (Philaethria dido)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Nymphalidae (nim-FAL-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Philaethria
Species: dido

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On Sep 7, 2007, bonitin from Gent
Belgium (Zone 8a) wrote:

Information about this specie can be found on this site;

http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species?l=1668

Positive

On Mar 23, 2008, debnes_dfw_tx from Fort Worth, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Flies South of the border and near border of Texas & throughout Northern South America. The Malachite is said to mimic this poisonous species with similar coloring.

Larval host are among Passiflora spp. (P. vitifolia)