Nocturnal Butterfly Found in Costa Rica after 98-Year Disappearance

By Geraldine Cook
July 01, 2009

San José, June 30 (EFE).- The nocturnal butterfly Tetrisia florigera not seen in Costa Rica for ninety-eight years, for which reason scientists believed it had disappeared, until a local researcher found a female specimen in the Caribbean region in January, the National Biodiversity Institute (InBio) announced today.