Ochre Spot Pororo Butterfly, Brazil MG_9440

Many butterflies are spotted in the Iguazu Falls.  This species  is a real beauty and was seen in many areas.  They tend to blend fairly well when pausing on a tree or a wooden ramp.

Ochre Spot Pororo Butterfly MG_9440

Showing the other side, of the wing, they are also known as Cracker Butterflies. They acquired their common name due to the unusual way that males produce a “cracking” sound as part of their territorial displays.

Ochre Spot Pororo Butterfly MG_9440-3

 

Ochre Spot Pororo Butterfly MG_9440-2