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  • Anartia fatima
  • Banded Peacock
  • Nymphalidae
  • Blechum, Justicia, Dicliptera, Ruellia
  • Southern Texas, Mexico, Central America
  • The adults of this species feed on flower nectar.
  • The Banded Peacock can be found in open and disturbed areas such as fields and orchards.
  • Females lay eggs on the sepals and bracts of the flowers of the host plant.
  • This butterfly can be found in flight year-round.
  • This adults of this species exhibit polymorphism, meaning there are several color and pattern variations that can be found.