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Philaethria dido

Observation date: August 21, 2022
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Similar to Malachite, but lacks HW tails. On FWs, Green Longwing has a distinctly different FW pattern of green patches. Note inner double spotted green patch and outer triple spotted green patch. Malachite has a single inner green FW patch, and a double outer FW patch.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: September 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: subspecies: panamensis
Checklist region(s): Panamá Province, Panama