Porphyrogenes sula (Williams & Bell, 1940); Sula Scarlet-eye, Comments: Honduras, possibly Costa Rica.
penultimate instar, length 21 mm COSTA RICA: Alajuela Prov.: Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Sector Rincon Rain Forest, Sendero Rincon, 430m, collected on 29-X-2008 as penpenultimate instar, photographed on 08-XI-2008 foodplant Machaerium cobanense voucher code 08-SRNP-42084, image code 08-SRNP-42084-DHJ449577.JPG image from http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu/ Comment: This specimen has been identified as P. spina in the following publication: Burns, John McLauren, Daniel H. Janzen, and Winifred Hallwachs 2010. Of many similar species in the Neotropical genus Porphyrogenes (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae), a new one, repeatedly reared in Costa Rica, is relatively distinct. Proceedings of the entomological Society of Washington 112(1): 32-42, 20 figs., 1 tab. p. 41-42.