Hypna clytemnestra: Silver-studded Leafwing butterfly

Hypna clytemnestra, common name Marbled Leafwing or Silver-studded Leafwing, is a species of Neotropical butterflies belonging to the Nymphalidae family, Charaxinae subfamily.


Hypna clytemnestra is the largest member of Anaeini. This “leaf butterfly” is quite uncommon. Hypna clytemnestra can be found from Mexico to the Amazon Basin.

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Photo: Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, Callaway Gardens, GA. [20120808, 20130901]

Source: Wikipedia

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