Butterflies

Zebra

Heliconius charitonius butterflyCommon Name: Zebra.

Scientific Name: Heliconius charitonius.

Family: Nymphalidae.

Subfamily: Heliconninae.

Genus: Heliconius, Kluk, 1802.

Species: charitonius.

FW Length: 39-47 mm.

Geographic Range: Commonly occurs from sea level to 1200 m on both slopes in association with second-growth habitats, rarely found in primary forest.

Host Plant (s): Tetrastylis lobata (Passifloraceae).

Metamorphosis Time Life (days)
Egg Caterpillar Chysalis Butterfly Life
14 22 20 28-35
Total Proccess: 84-91