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Julia Heliconian Butterfly - male

Dryas iulia


Males are bright orange, females are duller with more black markings. Adult Julias trap-line, visiting a circuit of specific plants daily on which they forage.


Southern Florida, Texas south to Brazil. Subtropical hammock edges & fields. Host Plant: Passion-vines including Passiflora lutea.


Another post of this butterfly, as the males seem rather variable - previous spot of a male in the same area:

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Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
Submitted on Mar 13, 2013

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