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Heliconius erato

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Heliconius erato (opened wings)

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Description

Sub-family

Heliconiinae

Geographical distribution

Americas central and southern, Mexico

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

6-8 cm

Host plants

Passifloraceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

passiflore

Similar species

Heliconius melpomene, Heliconius doris, Heliconius hortense

French name
Héliconius érato
Scientific name
Heliconius erato
English name
Red postman/Small postman
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Nymphalidae

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