Grecian Shoemaker

An orange and black Grecian Shomaker butterfly sits on a leaf at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

Animal's Behavior 
Grecian shoemakers (Catonephele numilia) often flutter close to the ground

Eating Habits
Prefers overripe fruit and flowers.

Central and South America

Animal Facts
Grecian Shoemakers are a favorite in butterfly gardens around the country. They represent a stunning example of sexual dimorphism, as the males and females look completely different.