This species was discovered in the Peruvian Andes in 2004. It is defended by spraying a deterrent liquid from the head that is not dangerous to humans but can irritate the skin. When annoyed the little wings of intense red color: a warning to potential attackers.

origin: Peru
environment: Mountain forest
sleep-wake: Diurnal and nocturnal
average lifespan: 1 year
dimensions: 7 cm