Common Spurwing (Antigonus erosus)

Common Spurwing (Antigonus erosus)

In some areas by the rivers and under fruiting trees I found plenty of individuals from this species, and when they are still they can be hard to see. This one…


Common Mylon (Mylon maimon)

Common Mylon (Mylon maimon)

Every day I enjoyed the many butterflies around my room, and this was the only of this species I encountered during my stay. -9.596652, -55.932165…


Bell’s Paradise Skipper (Phocides metrodorus)

Bell’s Paradise Skipper (Phocides metrodorus)

Noel Kempff Mercado National Park has the river Paraguá as a natural border in the west, and on the shores of the river you'll see a large number of insect…


Large Spurwing (Antigonus nearchus)

Large Spurwing (Antigonus nearchus)

From most angles it looks like an all-brown butterfly that's well camouflaged against the mud of the riverbank. The Welcome Center-0.523233,…


Napo Wildlife Center Lepidoptera 12

Sootywing (Bolla sp)

Very hard to identify, but beautiful nonetheless! One of the many species visiting the Napo Wildlife Center welcome center. It was one of few species that…


Napo Wildlife Center Lepidoptera 10

Green-shouldered Gorgopas (Gorgopas trochilus)

A fantastic mix of green and yellow - almost metallic or iridescent. I first though this was a male Sootywing, as it too has the white spots on the tip of the…