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Heliconius sapho

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Heliconius sapho
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (Maxim Larrivée)

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Description

Sub-family

Heliconiinae

Geographical distribution

Americas central and southern

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

7-8 cm

Host plants

Passifloraceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

passiflore

Similar species

Heliconius sara, Heliconius cydno, Heliconius hewitsoni

French name
Sapho
Scientific name
Heliconius sapho
English name
Sapho longwing
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Nymphalidae

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