Hamadryas laodamia

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Starry night cracker
Starry Night (Hamadryas laodamia) butterfly.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Hamadryas
Species: H. laodamia
Binomial name
Hamadryas laodamia
(Cramer, 1777)
Synonyms
  • Papilio laodamia Cramer, 1777

Hamadryas laodamia, the starry night cracker or starry cracker, is a species of cracker butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.[1] It can be found from Mexico to the Amazon basin.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Hamadryas laodamia laodamia (Mexico to Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Brazil)
  • Hamadryas laodamia saurites (Mexico to Colombia)

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