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Tiger Longwing Butterfly

Heliconius hecale

Description:

Franklin Consaervatory Columbus, Ohio blooms and butterflies exhibit.



1 species ID suggestions

Ashish
Ashish 3 years ago
Longwing Tiger or Tiger Longwing
Heliconius hecale Heliconius hecale

7 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

Greg please update..

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 3 years ago

Thanks, enjoy attempting close-ups.

aditi.812
aditi.812 3 years ago

The shot of the proboscis is wonderful!

aditi.812
aditi.812 3 years ago

True. Heliconius hecale it is. Just spotted it some time ago for someone else too!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliconius_...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

Alice its from Genus Heliconius(Long wing)...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliconius

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

Longwing Tiger...!!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 3 years ago

Looks Tropical like Julia, but Julia is all orange with no pattern.

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Lat: 39.96, Long: -83.00

Spotted on Aug 23, 2011
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

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