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Zebra Longwing

Heliconius charithonia


Photo take in my on the grown it has a nice shade. Unpperside and underside are the same black and yellow stripes and dots about 9 cm wingspan has small red dots next to the abdomen.


The butterfly ranges over parts of North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. In North America the butterfly is found in the southern parts of the United States including Florida, Georgia, Virginia, North and South Carolina. In South and Central America, it has been recorded in Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. Wikipedia

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Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Very well photographed!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Thanks so much Yuko :)

YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Beautiful spotting! It almost looks like it's standing on the tip of the tail (or whatever you call it technically) and the shadow looks like an eagle. Love the smiley face on the back, too. :-)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Thanks J i love this photo too, the shade and light is great !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Stunning! Love the lighting, it enhances the detail in the butterfly!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Very welcome! :-)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Thanks Fyn :):)

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

It's Zebra Longwing... not Longwing Zebra... :-)

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru


Spotted on Dec 23, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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