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Heliconius hecale

Heliconius hecale

The Tiger Longwing is a Heliconiid butterfly that occurs from Mexico to the Peruvian Amazon. All Heliconius species have long black wings bearing simple but striking patterns, typically featuring streaks or patches of red and cream, or blue and cream. Several including hecale have subspecies which mimic 'tiger complex' orange and black Ithomiines.

ButterflyDanaus plexippusSony A6000Texas Discovery Gardens