Sword-tailed Doctor ( Rhetus arcius )
Usually found near streams or ditches in forest glades, near footpaths and similar disturbed forest habitats up to altitudes of 1200m from Mexico south to Bolivia.
Photograph ID: BolButterfly2017.37
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2017
Model Release: No
Property Release: No
Photograph size: 20.0 Mpixels (57.1 MB uncompressed) - 5472x3648 pixels (18.2x12.1 in / 46.3x30.9 cm at 300 ppi)
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