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Red Postman Caterpillar

Heliconius spc.

Description:

I got this plant/Vine because I was told it attracks Morphos... this is not a Morpho Caterpillar but it is very beautiful...

Habitat:

Gallery Forest. 900 Meters-3000 feet above sea level, next to Tanaca National Park, a Pasture , and in a Garden with Endemic trees, plants and flowers of Costa Rica.


1 species ID suggestions

Red Postman caterpillar
Heliconius erato Red Postman caterpillar | Project Noah

4 Comments

I edited my spotting, I do have lots of Red Postman Butterflies... but they are large so I thought I just say "sp"...until I research some more....Thank you Sergio.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 weeks ago

You're welcome, Gilma.

WOW! Thank you so much Sergio will take a look....

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 4 weeks ago

I believe I've seen this caterpillar in FL too.

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.07, Long: -84.52

Spotted on Jan 19, 2019
Submitted on Mar 19, 2019

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