Grecian Shoemaker

Catonephele numilia

About This Animal

SIZE: 3 inch wingspan

RANGE: South America to Mexico

HABITAT: Shady areas, rainforest, sea level to 3000 ft

DIET: Juice from rotting fruit

ON EXHIBIT:  The Butterfly Garden in Ocean Journey

Males and females of the Grecian Shoemaker look completely different.  The males have a dark background with 6 bright orange dots. The Females have two cream colored stripes on their wings.