The Scarlet Peacock butterfly (Anartia Amathea) is a beautiful butterfly found primarily in South Africa.
According to Wikipedia, these beautiful butterflies are very similar to the banded peacock or Anartia Fatima, which primarily exists north of the range of Anartia amathea.
The type locality is probably Suriname, and the species is found from Panama to Argentina, Grenada, Barbados, and Antigua.
They feed on nectar. It is common in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Brazilian highlands, the eastern Amazon, the Guianas, Venezuela, Panama, Trinidad, and other Caribbean islands.