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Telesiphe Longwing (Heliconius telesiphe)

Telesiphe Longwing (Heliconius telesiphe) imago


order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae tribe Heliconiini genus Heliconius → species Heliconius telesiphe

Species name(s)

Heliconius telesiphe Doubleday, 1847 = Heliconia telesiphe Doubleday, 1847.

Telesiphe Longwing


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Red, Orange, White, Black. Other species of the similar colors

Telesiphe Longwing (Heliconius telesiphe) imago


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Few more butterflies/moths of the similar colors

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