Tiger heliconian

Heliconius ismenius

Heliconius ismenius, the Ismenius tiger or tiger heliconian, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae found in Central America and northern South America. They are abundant as far south as Ecuador and Venezuela and as far north as southern Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.[2] H. ismenius are more commonly called the tiger-striped long wing butterfly. H. ismenius’s nickname is derived from its long wing structure as well as the beautiful burnt orange and black stripes.

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