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Lansdorf's Crescent

Eresia lansdorfi


Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Nymphalidae Genus: Heliconius Species: H. erato


A espécie é extremamente variável na cor e forma todo o norte da América do Sul.


The caterpillars of this butterfly were in the house vase, put them in a pot and turned pupa, which then were born here at home.

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Cris 9 years ago

Yes, it is true, it is gratifying, they are very cute, a friend and I were thinking that they were moths but not see that beautiful butterflies. Nature is the same wonderful!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

How nice that you were able to watch the whole process from caterpillar to butterfly!

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São Caetano do Sul, SP, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 14, 2014
Submitted on Dec 14, 2014

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