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Heliconius hewitsoni

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Heliconius hewitsoni
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (André Sarrazin)
Heliconius hewitsoni
  • Heliconius hewitsoni
  •  Heliconius hewitsoni

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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 sapho

French name
Héliconius d’Hewitson
Scientific name
Heliconius hewitsoni
English name
Hewitson's longwing
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Nymphalidae

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