Tiger heliconian

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Heliconius Ismenius

[Latreille 1817]



It can be found in Central America and northern South America. Highly populous as far south as Ecuador and Venezuela and as far north as southern Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Are more commonly called the tiger-striped long wing butterfly , erived from its long butterfly wing structure as well as the beautiful burnt orange and black stripes, which resemble the stripes of a tiger's coat
Photos have been taken at Oasi Sant Alessio aviary



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