Butterflies

Heliconius cydno galanthus

Heliconius cydno galanthus butterflyCommon Name:

Scientific Name: Heliconius cydno galanthus.

Family: Nymphalidae.

Subfamily: Heliconninae.

Genus: Heliconius, Kluk, 1802.

Species: cydno.

FW Length: 38-43 mm.

Geographic Range: Occurs from sea level to 1400 m on the Atlantic slope, and as rare migrant individuals on the Pacific slope and the Meseta Central. This species is most commonly found in forest habitats , but not infrequent in second growth if there is a forest nearby.

Host Plant (s): Passiflora vitifolia, P. Biflora and most other Ppassiflora spp. (Passifloraceae).

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