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no sorry, I had another photo but with this type of butterfly but it was crushed, it does not give much information...
Any other shot??
I think you're right bayucca, in the form of antennas and then the red band is well on upper wings, the Erato Longwing looks like to have white strips. This one doesn't have white strips.
Hereby some links:http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/L/ab...http://www.entowinkler.at/jalbum_22/slid...http://www.flickr.com/photos/birdernatur...Mostly for me to collect all links for verifying ;-)...
This is not a Heliconius erato. It is from a different family as Erato, which is Nymphalidae and Heliconiinae. This one is an Acraeidae. Actinote sp., today called Abananote sp. (but not all of these in the same genus changed their name!). It is most probably Abananote erinome. But I would need some more pictures to confirm. Do you have some more??
It's impressive the amount of this species of butterfly that can be seen along the rivers
Welcome Jonathan...Heliconiinae family is most spectacular family in all families of butterflies....considering species all over the world...
Thank you Ashish Nimkar for the ID
Spotted on Oct 2, 2012 Submitted on Nov 4, 2012
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