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Tiger Longwing

Heliconius hecale zuleika

Description:

This butterfly was collecting pollen as Heliconius females feed on pollen as well as nectar. They have a very delicate fluttering flight as they go from flower to flower.

Habitat:

feeding along the edge of tropical rainforest

Notes:

Tiger Longwing is also called Hecale Longwing, Golden Longwing, or Golden Heliconian.

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pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

San José, San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on May 24, 2015
Submitted on May 29, 2015

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