Butterflies

Heliconius hecale zuleika

Heliconius hecale zuleika butterfly Common Name:

Scientific Name: Heliconius hecale zuleika.

Family: Nymphalidae.

Subfamily: Heliconninae.

Genus: Heliconius, Kluk, 1802.

Species: hecale.

FW Length: 42-50 mm.

Geographic Range: Widely distribuited from sea level to 1700 m, on both slopes, this species is found in literally all habitats from primary rain forest to open pastures.

Host Plant (s): Passiflora vitifolia, P. Auriculataassifloraceae).

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