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Query: Papilio charithoniaResult: 5th of 7
Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing)
Subject: Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing)
Heliconia - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBAINV0274 003 01 0020.Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing).jpg
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Heliconia charitonia = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing)

Heliconia charitonia
Notes This object is part of the collection Iconographia Zoologica
Source/Photographer Iconographia Zoologica
Old Latin Genus Heliconia
New Latin Genus Heliconius charithonia

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)
- Papilio charithonia
- Heliconius charithonius
- Apostraphia charithonia Dyar, 1903

Papilio charithonia
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