Cymothoe sangaris, West African rain
The Sangaris butterfly is nearly blood-red in color and is found in West
Africa only at the edge of the rain forests. The underside of the wings
are in sharp contrast to the upperside
because they resemble the camouflage of dead leaves.
This red butterfly is Classified under the Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies
and moths), Family: Nymphalidae, which means brush-footed butterflies.
Scientists believe their wings collect sun rays to heat up their body