CUBA, January 2012

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

CUBA, a non-butterflying trip in January 2012

Hemiargus ceraunus filenus
Hemiargus ceraunus filenus

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

Leptotes cassius
Leptotes cassius

Cassius Blue, Varadero

Strymon limenia
Strymon limenia

Limenia Scrub Hairstreak, Varadero

Strymon limenia
Strymon limenia

Limenia Scrub Hairstreak, Varadero

Anthanassa frisia
Anthanassa frisia

Cuban Crescent, roadside at Varadero

Anartia jatrophae guantanamo
Anartia jatrophae guantanamo

White Peacock, Lake Hanabanilla, central Cuba

Agraulis vanillae insularis
Agraulis vanillae insularis

Gulf Fritillary, common and beautiful, also at Varadero

Agraulis vanillae insularis
Agraulis vanillae insularis

Gulf Fritillary, Varadero

Calisto herophile herophile
Calisto herophile herophile

Cuban Calisto, endemic to the island, seen at Varadero

Atalopedes mesogramma mesogramma
Atalopedes mesogramma mesogramma

Mesogramma Skipper (very unimaginatively named), seen at Varadero