wingspan : 44/48 mm

Leptophobia penthica flies in Colombia and in Ecuador (d’Abrera 1981), usually between 1500 and 2500 meters.

it is frequent in the Baños/Puyo Corridor and in the valley of rio Paute, less frequent in the 9 de Octubre area.

Leptophobia penthica a la Quebrada Cugusha, 1700 m
L. penthica (izquierda) y L. eleusis (derecha) a el Corral (Rio Negro)
Leptophobia penthica cerca de Vizcaya
Leptophobia penthica a Agoyan

as is the case with several Leptophobia species, females have two forms, a white form and a yellow one, both variable.

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