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Often flutters close to the ground
Prefers overripe fruit and flowers
Central and South America
- Grecian Shoemakers are a favorite in butterfly gardens around the country. They represent a stunning example of sexual dimorphism, as the males and females look completely different.
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae
Place of Birth
Dark with bright orange patches (males); black and brown with yellowish banding and slight orange spotting (females)