I have arranged the images in accordance with my perception of wing characters: predominent markings, shape, colour, size.
There are probaby some Ecuadorian species not listed below, and there are some species not officially confirmed for Ecuador, although I think they have a good chance of being found there.
Females often have a wing shape or pattern that differs from the males. I hope some day to also have a thumbnail checklist for the females.
Adhemarius gannascus, Wildsumaco Lodge, Napo, Ecuador,
March 1, 2011, 1400m, courtesy of Pia Oberg.
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