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Agraulis vanillae

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Agraulis vanillae (opened wings)
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (André Sarrazin)

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Description

Sub-family

Heliconiinae

Geographical distribution

Americas central and southern, United states

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

6-9 cm

Host plants

Passifloraceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

passiflore

Similar species

Dryas julia, Dione juno

French name
Agraulis nacré
Scientific name
Agraulis vanillae
English name
Gulf fritillary
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Nymphalidae

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