A beautiful little butterfly, with a wing span of about two inches, the Dog-faced Metalmark has a broad white bar running across its brown wings that are highlighted by reddish spots on the forewings and a orange band on the hindwings. The hind wing is slightely tailed making it look like it is the head. Also called Banner Metalmark.
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Dog-faced Metalmark - Thisbe lycoras - Dorsal 3
A beautiful little butterfly, with a wing span of about two inches, the Dog-faced Metalmark has a broad white bar running across its brown wings that are highlighted by reddish spots on the forewings and a orange band on the hindwings. The hind wing is slightely tailed making it look like it is the head. Also called Banner Metalmark.

Filename: Dog-faced Metalmark - Thisbe lycorias - Dorsal 3.tif
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Date: 7 Nov 2010
Location: Costa Rica
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