Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora)


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Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora). It is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.

The wingspan is 85-95 mm. The underside of the hindwings is yellow, varying in tone from pale cream to deep saffron depending on locality. source

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