Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1338501

Tiger Mimic-Queen
Lycorea halia

Observation date: September 19, 2016
Submitted by: Charlie Doggett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The Kekoldi Bribri Reserve is right along the highway and beach north of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón Province, but it is best to schedule a tour through one of the tour companies.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: August 09, 2022
Coordinator notes: I have tended to see many butterflies like this one as Heliconius ismenius and it is indeed very similar, but I agree that this one is actually a Lycorea cleobaea or on BAMONA is a Lycorea halia, Tiger Mimic-Queen.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica