CUBA, January 2012

A few images snatched during a 'non-butterflying' tour of the island

CUBA, squeezed into a non-butterflying trip in January 2012

Eurema daira palmira
Eurema daira palmira

Varadero, 17 January

press to zoom
Eurema daira palmira
Eurema daira palmira

Varadero, 17 January

press to zoom
Eurema daira palmira
Eurema daira palmira

Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Ascia monuste
Ascia monuste

seen at Varadero, 17 January

press to zoom
Hemiargus ceraunus filenus
Hemiargus ceraunus filenus

Ceraunus Blue, female, but also known as Hemiargus hanno or Hanno Blue (I'm not up to date with the latest nomenclature), photographed at Varadero on 16 January

press to zoom
Hemiargus ceraunus filenus
Hemiargus ceraunus filenus

Ceraunus Blue, male, Lake Hanabanilla, 13 January

press to zoom
Hemiargus ceraunus fileenus
Hemiargus ceraunus fileenus

Ceraunus Blue, Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Leptotes cassius theonus
Leptotes cassius theonus

Cassius Blue, female, Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Leptotes cassius theonus
Leptotes cassius theonus

Cassius Blue, Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa

Hairstreak at Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa

Hairstreak, Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa

Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa

female, Varadero, 15 January

press to zoom
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa
Strymon columella cybirus/istapa

Varadero, 15 January

press to zoom
Strymon limenia
Strymon limenia

Limenia Scrub Hairstreak, Varadero, 16 January

press to zoom
Anthanassa frisia
Anthanassa frisia

Cuban Crescent, roadside at Varadero on 16 January

press to zoom
Anartia jatrophae guantanamo
Anartia jatrophae guantanamo

White Peacock, Lake Hanabanilla, central Cuba, 13 January

press to zoom
Heliconius charithonia ramsdeni
Heliconius charithonia ramsdeni

Zebra Heliconian, Varadero, 17 January

press to zoom
Agraulis vanillae insularis
Agraulis vanillae insularis

Gulf Fritillary, common and beautiful, also at Varadero on 16 January

press to zoom
Agraulis vanillae insularis
Agraulis vanillae insularis

Gulf Fritillary, Varadero, the same insect as shown in the previous photo

press to zoom
Calisto herophile herophile
Calisto herophile herophile

Cuban Calisto, endemic to the island, seen at Varadero on 17 January

press to zoom