Hypolimnas antevorta

One of the larger cattlehearts. This species has the largest patch of green irridescence of any of the cattlehearts. The green is similar to that found in the related giant birdwings of Australasia. Only the males have this green; the females having a pale yellow bar on the forewing instead.

Name: Emerald-patched Cattleheart

Latin: Parides childrenae

Family: Papilionidae

Origin: Costa Rica

Food plant: Birthwort