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Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Butterfly) = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing)
Subject: Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Butterfly) = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing)
Butterflies worth knowing, by Clarence M. Weed. (1917) (20324563289) - Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Butterfly) = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing).jpg
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Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Butterfly) = Heliconius charithonia (zebra longwing)


The Zebra Butterfly
Heliconius Charitonius
From a drawing by Mary E. Walker
The Zebra Butterfly on orange leaves and blossoms. (Reduced)

Title: ...Butterflies worth knowing, by Clarence M. Weed..
Author: Clarence Moores Weed, 1864-1947
Date 1917
Source book page: https://archive.org/stream/butterfliesworth00weed/#page/n284/mode/1up
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3A...Butterflies_worth_knowing%2C_by_Clarence_M._Weed.._%281917%29_%2820324563289%29.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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