Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Noble Leafwing
Fountainea nobilis (H. Bates, 1864)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Charaxinae
Tribe: Anaeini
Wing Span:
Life History:
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Adult Food:
Range: Multiple subspecies from Mexico through Colombia and Peru (source: Butterflies of America)Subspe
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Subspecies nobilis is found in SE Mexico and Guatemala; subspecies peralta is found in Costa Rica and Panama (source: Butterflies of America.
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