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Seen at a butterfly exhibit
Yes, Heliconius hecale zuleika.
Thanks Willie!I am new to Project Noah and just getting the hang of this. It's great fun and very educational.
Then I am rather confident that I have your ID. Glad I could help you, Heather32
Your ID seems spot on. I took the photo at the California Academy of Science butterfly exhibit where they had specimens from all over the world.
Was this spotting made in a butterfly exhibit? It does not matter, but it would help to know so one could make a positive Id. I suspect this is a Tiger Longwing and if this was at a butterfly exhibit at a museum or a zoo, I would feel much more confident with my id. It could be this is a butterfly that ventured a bit to far north.
Spotted on Dec 22, 2011 Submitted on Aug 22, 2012
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