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Mariposa cebra alas largas

Heliconius charitonius


Is distinguished immediately by the zebra-like pattern, which gives the common name "zebra".


Commonly occurs from sea level to 1,200 m, in relation to second-growth habitat, it is rarely found in primary forests. Prevalent along the edges of forests and old secondary growth areas, visiting flowers of Lantana, and Stachytarpheta Hamelia.

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SusanEllison 9 years ago


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Michoacan, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 10, 2010
Submitted on Aug 8, 2011

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