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VARIOUS CENTRAL AMERICAN
on musem board
10" x 36"
seven butterflies were selected and copied life-size from field
studies in my Central American sketchbooks from 1992-'93. Both
dorsal (upper) and ventral (under) views are shown. Lycorea
cleobaea was a roadkill from Golfito, Costa Rica. Opsiphanes
tamarindii was found drowned in Lake Nicaragua. Morpho
peleides was found dead at La Selva Biological Station, near
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. Caligo illioneus
was roadkilled near Tocumen, Panama, a fate shared by Papilio
thoas in Chiriqui Grande, Panama, and Colobura dirce
near Esparza, Costa Rica. Callicore peralta was found
dead on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula.