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Zebra longwing butterfly

Heliconius charithonia


Long black wings with distinctive thin yellow bands.


It has a wide range of habitats, including hardwood hammocks, thickets, and gardens.


In 1996 the state legislature designated the zebra longwing as the official state butterfly of Florida.

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Melbourne, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.08, Long: -80.61

Spotted on Aug 5, 2013
Submitted on Aug 7, 2013

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