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Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing butterfly)
Subject: Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing butterfly)
Illustration from Moths and Butterflies of the United States by Sherman F. Denton from rawpixel's own original plates 00040 - Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing butterfly).jpg
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Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing butterfly)


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Heliconia charitonia
Zebra Longwing (Heliconia Charitonia) from Moths and butterflies of the United States (1900) by Sherman F. Denton (1856-1937)
Author: Sherman Foote Denton (1856 - 1937)
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AIllustration_from_Moths_and_Butterflies_of_the_United_States_by_Sherman_F._Denton_from_rawpixel%27s_own_original_plates_00040.jpg


The zebra longwing or zebra heliconian (Heliconius charithonia) is a species of butterfly belonging to the subfamily Heliconiinae of the family Nymphalidae. The boldly striped black and white wing pattern of this butterfly is aposematic, warning off predators. Heliconius charithonia is found in South America, Central America, the West Indies, Mexico, south Texas and peninsular Florida. Adults sometimes migrate north to New Mexico, South Carolina, and Nebraska during the warmer months.

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Heliconius
Species: Heliconius charithonia (Linnaeus, 1767)
Synonyms
- Papilio charithonia
- Heliconius charithonius
- Apostraphia charithonia Dyar, 1903

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