Scientific name (Nombre Científico): Marpesia zerynthia – Waiter Daggerwing Also named Marpesia coresia in some publications. Range: From central Mexico south to Brazil. A rare stray in southern Texas In Colombia from 400 to masl.
Io Moth (Automeris io) is a very colorful North American moth - Both sexes have one big black to bluish eyespot on each hindwing, a defense mechanism meant to frighten off potential predators. (Photo by Igor Siwanowicz)