Family: Nymphalidae, Brush-footed Butterflies view all from this family
Description The Band-celled Sister or Mexican Sister (Adelpha fessonia) is a species of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Panama north through Central America to Mexico. It is a periodic resident in the lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
The wingspan is 2-2 1/2" (51-64 mm).
In Texas, the larvae feed on Celtis lindheimeri.
Dimensions 2-2 1/2" (51-64 mm).
Habitat Forests & woodlands.