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Postman

Heliconius melpomene Amaryllis

Description:

Heliconius melpomene, the postman butterfly, common postman or simply postman,[1] is one of the heliconiine butterflies found from Mexico to northern South America.[2] Several species in the genus have very similar markings and are difficult to distinguish. This is an example of mimicry.

Habitat:

The distribution of this butterfly is from Central America to Southern Brazil.

Notes:

Picture taken at London, Natural History museum Exhibition http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/exhibitions/s...

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Lavi
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Lavi

London, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 21, 2017
Submitted on Jun 29, 2017

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