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Heliconius erato petiveriana

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Heliconius Longwing
Heliconius sp.


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9 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Your ID might be wrong, so, please, read the comments and check.

AgusteinOkamita
AgusteinOkamita 7 years ago

it's pretty!

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 7 years ago

very pretty..

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Please, check your ID!

lovely

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

It is either Heliconius erato petiverana OR Heliconius melpomene rosina. See comment below.

KakyoinNoriaki
KakyoinNoriaki 7 years ago

Thanks KaleeVidanapathirana

awesome!!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Could also be Heliconius melpomene rosina, Postman. You can't separate them from an open wing shot, you need a ventral view. And do not forget all the variation within both species. Do you have one? Otherwise I would go with Heliconius sp. with mentioning both candidates in the description.
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/heli...
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/heli...

KakyoinNoriaki
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KakyoinNoriaki

Panama

Spotted on Jan 3, 2013
Submitted on Jan 3, 2013

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