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Noble butterfly - Nessaea hewitsonii

Noble butterfly - Nessaea hewitsonii

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Noble butterfly - Nessaea hewitsonii

Nessaea hewitsonii is a species of butterfly that belongs to the Nymphalidae family. Here is some information about this particular species of butterfly:

Taxonomy and classification:
Nessaea hewitsonii is found in the genus Nessaea, which belongs to the subfamily Limenitidinae. The Limenitidinae are part of the family Nymphalidae, which also includes other showy butterflies such as red admirals and kingfishers.

Features and appearance:
Nessaea hewitsonii is characterized by striking wings. The upper sides of the wings are usually dark with bright blue or green spots. The undersides of the wings often have patterns and markings that contribute to camouflage.

Habitat and distribution:
This butterfly species is native to tropical rainforests in Central and South America. Its distribution area extends across several countries, including Brazil, Peru, Colombia and other regions.

Behavior and life cycle:
Like many butterflies, Nessaea hewitsonii undergoes a complete metamorphosis cycle. Females lay eggs, which hatch into caterpillars. The caterpillars feed on plants and pupate before developing into adult butterflies.

Protection status:
Protecting Nessaea hewitsonii and its habitats is important to ensure the survival of this butterfly species. Deforestation and other human interference with their natural habitats can pose a threat to this species.

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