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Ethilia Longwing

Heliconius ethilla polychrous

Habitat:

I found this specimen in a square, on an inactive volcanic region, on a transition between the Cerrado and Atlantic Forest.

Notes:

Curiosity: In Brazil, the common name of this butterfly its "Maria Bola", something like "Mary Ball".

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3 Comments

LeonardoMB
LeonardoMB 7 years ago

Uh! Thanks "LasseOksanen"!1
I check and really are a "Heliconius ethilla sp.". So, I too found the subgenus of my region. Thank you.

LasseOksanen
LasseOksanen 7 years ago

Maybe Heliconius ethilla.

LeonardoMB
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Poços de Caldas, MG, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 20, 2014
Submitted on Apr 24, 2014

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