The Red Postman (Heliconius erato) is one of about 40 Neotropical species of butterfly belonging to the genus Heliconius. It is also commonly known as the Small Postman, the Red Passion Flower Butterfly, or the Crimson-patched Longwing. Wikipedia
Butterfly Habitat, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, CA.
Lat: 38.14, Long: -122.24
Spotted on Aug 5, 2012
Submitted on Aug 5, 2012