Anartia amathea (brown peacock or scarlet peacock) is a species of nymphalid butterfly, found primarily in South America. The type locality is probably Suriname, and the species is found from Panama to Argentina; Grenada, Barbados, Antigua. It is reported as common in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Brazilian highlands, the eastern Amazon, the Guianas, Venezuela, and Panama, as well as Trinidad and other Caribbean islands. North American records are either in error or refer to strays.
Anartia amathea, dorsal MHNT
Anartia amathea, ventral MHNT
male, underside, Trinidad
female, underside, Trinidad
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Anartia amathea.|
|This Nymphalinae article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|