CUBA, January 2012

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

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
Cassius Blue, Varadero
Strymon limenia
Limenia Scrub Hairstreak, Varadero
Strymon limenia
Limenia Scrub Hairstreak, Varadero
Anthanassa frisia
Cuban Crescent, roadside at Varadero
Anartia jatrophae guantanamo
White Peacock, Lake Hanabanilla, central Cuba
Agraulis vanillae insularis
Gulf Fritillary, common and beautiful, also at Varadero
Agraulis vanillae insularis
Gulf Fritillary, Varadero
Calisto herophile herophile
Cuban Calisto, endemic to the island, seen at Varadero
Atalopedes mesogramma mesogramma
Mesogramma Skipper (very unimaginatively named), seen at Varadero
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