Pale Owl Butterfly
Pale Owl Butterfly
Caligo telamonius memmon, Nymphalidae
Zona Arqueológica de Cobá, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6
November 14, 2014

This weeks photo is another shot of an Owl Butterfly. Members of the genus Caligo are very large (>10 cm) butterflies found in tropical rainforests of Latin America. This species can even be a pest of cultivated bananas.

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