Attributes of Diaethria anna

Anna's Eighty-eight
Diaethria anna (Guérin-Méneville, [1844])

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Biblidinae
Identification: Upperside is brown with a wide, metallic green band across the forewing. Underside of hindwing is white with a red costal margin and a black-outlined "88."
Wing Span: Not reported.
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: March-December in Mexico.
Caterpillar Hosts: Tropical plants in the elm and soapberry families.
Adult Food: Rotting fruit and dung.
Habitat: Wet tropical forests.
Range: Costa Rica north to Mexico. A rare stray to South Texas.
Conservation: Not required for rare stray.
NCGR:
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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July 24, 2013 Roselvy Juárez Santa Ana, El Salvador August 27, 2013 Details
March 19, 2013 marcojoseph Lempira, Honduras April 30, 2013 Details
October 02, 2010 Doug Taron Veracruz-Llave, Mexico January 07, 2013 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 17, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 16, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Tamaulipas, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brewster County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details