Lethe anthedon

Common Names: Northern pearly-eye
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Butterflies

Wingspan 4.5 to 6.7 cm. Dorsal wing surface is purplish brown and there are dark eyespots on both the fore and hindwings. Ventral wing is also purplish brown. The ventral forewing has a row of four black spots that are aligned with each other, the spots are surrounded by diffuse white and have white pupils.

Found in deciduous forests, spring to summer.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.