Mariposas de Bolivia

by Peter Møllmann, Annelise and David Norfleet

January 2016

First update december 28, 2015

Last update august 24, 2016

Redactor: Lars Andersen

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Moths and other insects from Bolivia

January - February 2016

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Butterflies from Bolivia

Chorinea amazon. Caranavi, elev 870 m. Yungas. d. 3 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Amazon Angel, Chorinea amazon (Sauders, 1859). Caranavi, Yungas. Bolivia d. 3 january 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Today Monday. January 4, 2016, I spoke with Peter Møllmann over Skype. Peter Møllmann, Annelise & David Norfleet arrived in Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia Jan. 2. They were out on a good trip not so far away from Caranavi yesterday when they saw Sickle-winged Morpho, Morpho rethenor. White-spotted Agrias, Agrias amydon ssp. boliviensis, different Shoemaker, Prepona species & the small Emerald Metalmarks, Caria species as well as the above showed Amazon Angel, Chorinea amazon. Today they take a nap on at the swimming pool at Jatata inn Hotel. Caranavi.

Scarlet Knight, Temenis pulchra (Hewitson, 1861).  Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 9, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Scarlet Knight, Temenis pulchra (Hewitson, 1861).
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 9, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

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Butterflies film from Caranavi, Bolivia

15th march 2016

Bolivian Butterflies in 4K
From Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia jan-feb. 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

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Caranavi, elev 1000 m. Yungas. d. 5 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

January 5, 2016 we went to my hotspot for the rare Prepona praeneste ssp. buckleyana, Prepona deiphile ssp. xenagoras and Leprieur's Glory, Asterope leprieuri ssp. depuiseti. Perfect weather-bait-hour, but had no luck. David Norfleet is here filming in this nice virgen forest.

Rio Negro-Rincon del Tigre-Caranavi, elev 1000 m. Yungas. d. 6 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

January 6, 2016 Rio Negro /Cascada Rincón del Tigre, Caranavi 1400m, lots of huge Morpho godarti, saw a fresh female and the biggest male I ever saw.

 Caranavi, elev 870 m. Yungas. d. 8 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Cat's-eye Sapphire, Lasaia arsis. Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 8, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

David Norfleet filming morphos. Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas. d. 6 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

David Norfleet filming morphos. Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 8, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Prepona (Agrias) claudina lugens. Rio Zongo, Caranavi, elev 870 m. Yungas. d. 9 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  MøllmannRhetus periander, Rio Zongo, Caranavi, elev 870 m. Yungas. d. 9 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Godart's Agrias, Prepona (Agrias) claudina ssp. lugens (Staudinger, 1888) & Blue Doctor, Rhetus periander (Cramer, 1777).
Rio Zongo elev 720 m. Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia january 9, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann.

Catonephele chromis, and Anea sitting on probably monkey shit, Rio Negro Caranavi, elev 1000 m. Yungas. d. 6 january 2016. Photographer;  Daved Norfleet

Chromis Firewing, Catonephele chromis (E. Doubleday, 1848) and Memphis lorna (H. Druce, 1877) sitting on probably monkey shit. Cascada Rincón del Tigre / Rio Negro elev 1320 m. , Caranavi, Yungas january 6, 2016. Photographer; David Norfleet

, Rio Zongo, Caranavi, elev 720 m. Yungas. d. 9 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann, Rio Zongo, Caranavi, elev 720 m. Yungas. d. 9 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Godart's Agrias, Prepona (Agrias) claudina ssp. lugens (Staudinger, 1888)
Rio Zongo elevation 720 m. Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 10, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Hewitson's Olivewing, Nessaea hewitsonii ssp. boliviensis (Jenkins, 1989) and
Cramer's Shoemaker, Archaeoprepona licomedes (Cramer, 1777).
Rio Zongo elevation 720 m. Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 10, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Hewitson's Olivewing, Nessaea hewitsonii ssp. boliviensis (Jenkins, 1989), Rio Zongo, Caranavi, elev 720 m. Yungas. d. 9 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  MøllmannHewitson's Olivewing, Nessaea hewitsonii ssp. boliviensis (Jenkins, 1989), Rio Zongo, Caranavi, elev 720 m. Yungas. d. 9 january 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Hewitson's Olivewing, Nessaea hewitsonii ssp. boliviensis (Jenkins, 1989)
Rio Zongo elevation 720 m. Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 10, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Godart's Agrias, Prepona (Agrias) claudina ssp. lugens (Staudinger, 1888) on Peter Møllmann's finger.
Rio Zongo elevation 720 m. Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 10, 2016. Photographer; David Norfleet

King Page Swallowtail, Herachlides thoas ssp. brasiliensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

King Page Swallowtail, Herachlides thoas ssp. brasiliensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906).
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Broad-banded Swallowtail, Herachlides astyalus ssp. phanias (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) & Crimson-spotted Swallowtail, Pterourus menatius ssp. lenaeus (E. Doubleday, 1846). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Broad-banded Swallowtail, Herachlides astyalus ssp. phanias (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) &
Crimson-spotted Swallowtail, Pterourus menatius ssp. lenaeus (E. Doubleday, 1846).
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Suva Nightfighter, Porphyrogenes suva (Evans, 1952). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Suva Nightfighter, Porphyrogenes suva (Evans, 1952). New species found in Bolivia?
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Shoemaker, Prepona laertes ssp. demodice (Godart, 1824). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Yellow-tufted Prepona, Prepona laertes ssp. demodice (Godart, 1824).
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Cyan-banded Perisama, Perisama dorbignyi ssp. Jurinei (Guenée, 1872). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter MøllmannCyan-banded Perisama, Perisama dorbignyi ssp. Jurinei (Guenée, 1872). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Cyan-banded Perisama, Perisama dorbignyi ssp. jurinei (Guenée, 1872). New species found in Bolivia?
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Red Rim, Biblis hyperia (Cramer, 1779). Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 14, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Red Rim, Biblis hyperia (Cramer, 1779).
Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 14, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Fabricius Angel, Chorinea octauius (Fabricius, 1787) with yellow spot on rearwing. Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer; Peter MøllmannFabricius Angel, Chorinea octauius (Fabricius, 1787) with yellow spot on rearwing. Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Fabricius Angel, Chorinea octauius (Fabricius, 1787) with yellow spot on rearwing.
Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Rufous Purplewing, Eunica carias (Hewitson, 1857). Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Rufous Purplewing, Eunica carias (Hewitson, 1857).
Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Marbled Morpho, Morpho deidamia (Hübner, 1819). Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer;  AnneliseMarbled Morpho, Morpho deidamia (Hübner, 1819). Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer;  Annelise

Marbled Morpho, Morpho deidamia (Hübner, 1819).
Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 15, 2016. Photographer; Annelise

Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 16, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 16, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Cisseis Morpho, Morpho cisseis ssp. phanodemus (Hewitson, 1869) / cisseistricta (Le Moult & Réal, 1962). Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 16, 2016. Photographer;  David Norfleet

Peter Møllmann have captured one of the largest butterflies flying around in Bolivia:
Cisseis Morpho, Morpho cisseis ssp. phanodemus (Hewitson, 1869) / cisseistricta (Le Moult & Réal, 1962).
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 16, 2016. Photographer; David Norfleet

Acontius Firewing, Catonephele acontius ssp. caeruleus (Jenkins, 1985). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 18, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Acontius Firewing, Catonephele acontius ssp. caeruleus (Jenkins, 1985) &
Colombian Crescent, Janatella fellula (Shaus, 1902).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 18, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Forest Giant Owl, Caligo eurilochus ssp. pallidus (Fruhstorfer, 1912). Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 19, 2016. Photographer;  Annelise

Forest Giant Owl, Caligo eurilochus ssp. pallidus (Fruhstorfer, 1912).
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 19, 2016. Photographer; Annelise

Forest Giant Owl, Caligo eurilochus ssp. pallidus (Fruhstorfer, 1912). Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 19, 2016. Photographer;  Annelise

Forest Giant Owl, Caligo eurilochus ssp. pallidus (Fruhstorfer, 1912).
Cassia's Owlet Butterfly, Opsiphanes cassiae ssp. strophios (Fruhstorfer, 1907).
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 19, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Grey Morpho, Morpho telemachus ssp. iphiclus (C & R Felder, 1862). Quijarro, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 20, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Grey Morpho, Morpho telemachus ssp. iphiclus (C & R Felder, 1862)
Quijarro, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 20, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Quijarro, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 20, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Quijarro, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 20, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Black Mimic Swallowtail, Pterourus bachus ssp. chrysomelus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906). Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Black Mimic Swallowtail, Pterourus bachus ssp. chrysomelus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906).
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Black Mimic Swallowtail, Pterourus bachus ssp. chrysomelus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906). Quijarro, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 20, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Black Mimic Swallowtail, Pterourus bachus ssp. chrysomelus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906).
Quijarro, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 20, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Amphitryon Morpho, Morpho amphitryon ssp. susarion (Fruhstorfer, 1913). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer;  Annelise

Amphitryon Morpho, Morpho amphitryon ssp. susarion (Fruhstorfer, 1913).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer; Annelise

Illioneus Giant Owl, Caligo illioneus ssp. pheidriades (Fruhstorfer, 1912). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Illioneus Giant Owl, Caligo illioneus ssp. pheidriades (Fruhstorfer, 1912).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Gisella Sailor, Dynamine gisella (Hewitson, 1857) & Latreille's 89 Butterfly, Diaethria euclides ssp. phlogea (Salvin & Godman, 1868). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer;  Peter MøllmannMylitta Greenwing, Dynamine postverta (Cramer, 1779). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer;  Peter MøllmannMylitta Greenwing, Dynamine postverta (Cramer, 1779). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Gisella Sailor, Dynamine gisella (Hewitson, 1857) &
Latreille's 89 Butterfly, Diaethria euclides ssp. phlogea (Salvin & Godman, 1868).
Mylitta Greenwing, Dynamine postverta (Cramer, 1779).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 23, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Thecla Banner, Ectima thecla ssp. thecla (Fabricius, 1796). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Thecla Banner, Ectima thecla ssp. thecla (Fabricius, 1796).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Ocellted Owlet, Catoblepia xanthicles ssp. belisar (Stichel, 1904).   Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Ocellted Owlet, Catoblepia xanthicles ssp. belisar (Stichel, 1904).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Giant Light-blue Morpho, Morpho menelaus ssp. godartii (Guérin-Méneville, 1844).  Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Giant Light-blue Morpho, Morpho menelaus ssp. godartii (Guérin-Méneville, 1844) male.
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Garrapatuni, Caranavi, elev 1000 m. Yungas. d. 3 february 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Giant Light-blue Morpho, Morpho menelaus ssp. godartii (Guérin-Méneville, 1844) male.
Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 3, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Garrapatuni, Caranavi, elev 1000 m. Yungas. d. 3 february 2016. Photographer; Peter  MøllmannGarrapatuni, Caranavi, elev 1000 m. Yungas. d. 3 february 2016. Photographer; Peter  Møllmann

Eunica mygdonia (Godart, 1824).
Garrapatuni, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 3, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Cressus Swallowtail, Battus crassus ssp. hirundo (Röber, 1925).  Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Cressus Swallowtail, Battus crassus ssp. hirundo (Röber, 1925).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Amber Daggerwing, Marpesia berania (Hewitson, 1852).  Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Amber Daggerwing, Marpesia berania (Hewitson, 1852).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Salpensa Sailor, Dynamine tithia (Felder & Felder, 1862). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Salpensa Sailor, Dynamine tithia (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1862).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Laura's Satyr, Taygetis larua (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1862). Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 27, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Laura's Satyr, Taygetis larua (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1862).
Copacabana, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 27, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Maybe a swallowtail: Mimoides caterpillar?  Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia January 24, 2016. Photographer;  Peter MøllmannMaybe a swallowtail: Mimoides pupae?  Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 2, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Mimoides ariarathes Caterpillar and pupae from Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia.
Caterpillar: January 29, 2016. Pupae: February 2, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann
Peter Møllmann: One has escaped, 2nd is now a pupae, looks like the pupae of Mimoides species?

Mimoides ariarathes ssp. gayi (Lucas, 1852).  Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 12, 2016. Photographer;  Peter Møllmann

Mimoides ariarathes ssp. gayi (Lucas, 1852) from caterpillar. Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia.
Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 12, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann
Andrés Miguel Orellana: Mimoides ariarathes female.

Elis Emperor, Doxocopa elis (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861).  Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Elis Emperor, Doxocopa elis (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861).
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Red Cracker, Hamadryas amphinome (Linnaeus, 1767). Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Red Cracker, Hamadryas amphinome (Linnaeus, 1767).
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Castalia Green Mantle, Caria castalia (Ménétriés, 1855). Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Castalia Green Mantle, Caria castalia (Ménétriés, 1855).
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Cracker, Hamadryas feronia or Hamadryas februa pupae? . Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter MøllmannCracker, Hamadryas feronia or Hamadryas februa caterpilar and pupae? . Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Variable Cracker, Hamadryas feronia caterpilar and pupae.
Pusiliani, Caranavi, Yungas, Bolivia February 5 - 6, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Puna Clouded Sulphur, Colias euxanthe ssp. satuata (Röber, 1909). Huarina, Titicaca elevation 3830 m, Bolivia february 22, 2016. Photographer; Peter MøllmannPuna Clouded Sulphur, Colias euxanthe ssp. satuata (Röber, 1909). Huarina, Titicaca elevation 3830 m, Bolivia february 22, 2016. Photographer; Peter MøllmannPuna Clouded Sulphur, Colias euxanthe ssp. satuata (Röber, 1909). Huarina, Titicaca elevation 3830 m, Bolivia february 22, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Puna Clouded Sulphur, Colias euxanthe ssp. satuata. Huarina, Titicaca elevation 3830 m, Bolivia february 22, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Deva Grass Yellow, Eurema deva ssp. doris (Röber, 1909).  Sorata,  2500 m, Yungas, Bolivia february 21, 2016. Photographer; Peter MøllmannLesbia Clouded Sulphur, Colias lesbia ssp. andina  (Staudinger, 1894). Sorata,  2500 m, Yungas, Bolivia february 21, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

Deva Grass Yellow, Lesbia Clouded Sulphur,
Eurema deva ssp. doris (Röber, 1909). Colias lesbia ssp. andina (Staudinger, 1894).
Sorata, 2500 m, Yungas, Bolivia february 21, 2016. Photographer; Peter Møllmann

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Moths and other insects from Bolivia

January - February 2016

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Der einzige Schmetterling, den wir gefuden haben: Pyrgus limbata nigella. Auf dem Chacaltaya 5395 m. Cordillère des Andes, Bolivia d. 23 august 2016 auf Gotfried Siebel

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