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Pictures of Butterflies & Moths in Peru

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Rhetus periander butterfly
Rhetus periander butterfly


Blue morpho butterfly (Morpho menelaus)
Blue morpho butterfly (Morpho menelaus)


Owl butterfly (Caligo idomeneus)
Owl butterfly (Caligo idomeneus)


Clear-winged Cithaerias pireta butterfly feeding on dung
Clear-winged Cithaerias pireta butterfly feeding on dung


Callicore cynosura butterfly with wings closed
Callicore cynosura butterfly with wings closed


Phoebis philea and Anteos menippe butterflies in large group feeding on minerals in mud
Phoebis philea and Anteos menippe butterflies in large group feeding on minerals in mud


Possibly a morpho butterfly (species unknown)
Possibly a morpho butterfly (species unknown)


Unknown butterfly with orange, brown, and white markings on outer part of the wing
Unknown butterfly with orange, brown, and white markings on outer part of the wing


Multi-colored butterfly on a beach (unknown species)
Multi-colored butterfly on a beach (unknown species)


Arawacus butterfly
Arawacus butterfly


Diaethria clymena butterfly
Diaethria clymena butterfly


Heliconius sara butterfly
Heliconius sara butterfly


Group of Male Perrhybris pamela and yellow and black butterflies
Group of Male Perrhybris pamela and yellow and black butterflies


Unknown butterfly, lime green wings with beige to yellow border
Unknown butterfly, lime green wings with beige to yellow border


Clear-winged Cithaerias pireta butterfly
Clear-winged Cithaerias pireta butterfly


Butterfly at night
Butterfly at night


Urania leilus day-flying or diurnal moth
Urania leilus day-flying or diurnal moth


Phoebis philea and Anteos menippe butterflies in large group feeding on minerals in mud
Phoebis philea and Anteos menippe butterflies in large group feeding on minerals in mud


Panacea prola butterfly, wings open
Panacea prola butterfly, wings open


Unknown butterfly with light and dark brown patterned wings and orange on the upper wing
Unknown butterfly with light and dark brown patterned wings and orange on the upper wing


Heliconius butterfly
Heliconius butterfly


Lycorea halia butterfly
Lycorea halia butterfly


Owl butterfly
Owl butterfly


Panacea prola butterfly, wings open
Panacea prola butterfly, wings open


Biblis hyperia butterfly, brown to black with red on its wings
Biblis hyperia butterfly, brown to black with red on its wings


Unknown butterfly with light and dark brown patterned wings and orange on the upper wing
Unknown butterfly with light and dark brown patterned wings and orange on the upper wing


Panacea prola butterfly, wings closed
Panacea prola butterfly, wings closed


Possibly a Heliconius butterfly (species unknown)
Possibly a Heliconius butterfly (species unknown)


Black moth with orange and green markings
Black moth with orange and green markings


White butterfly
White butterfly


Biblis hyperia butterfly sucking moisture from drying laundry
Biblis hyperia butterfly sucking moisture from drying laundry


Adelpha iphiclus butterfly on pebbles
Adelpha iphiclus butterfly on pebbles


Heliconius sara butterfly
Heliconius sara butterfly


Lasaia agesilas butterfly
Lasaia agesilas butterfly


Group of Male Perrhybris pamela butterflies feeding on minerals in clay along the Rio Tambopata
Group of Male Perrhybris pamela butterflies feeding on minerals in clay along the Rio Tambopata


Callicore cynosura butterfly feeding on minerals from a muddy river bank
Callicore cynosura butterfly feeding on minerals from a muddy river bank


Owl butterfly (Caligo idomeneus)
Owl butterfly (Caligo idomeneus)


Black and yellow butterflies at river's edge
Black and yellow butterflies at river's edge


Black-and-white butterfly with orange eyespot in Peru
Black-and-white butterfly with orange eyespot in Peru


Butterfly in the rainforest canopy
Butterfly in the rainforest canopy


Brown, black, and white butterfly
Brown, black, and white butterfly


Butterfly on hand
Butterfly on hand


Amarynthis meneria butterfly on leaf
Amarynthis meneria butterfly on leaf


Panacea prola butterfly, wings open
Panacea prola butterfly, wings open


Unknown butterfly with orange, brown, and white markings on outer part of the wing
Unknown butterfly with orange, brown, and white markings on outer part of the wing


Yellow-green butterfly, possibly Nessaea obrinus with wings closed
Yellow-green butterfly, possibly Nessaea obrinus with wings closed


Heraclides thoas butterfly on muddy bank
Heraclides thoas butterfly on muddy bank


Unknown butterfly with black and light blue outer wings
Unknown butterfly with black and light blue outer wings




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