Butterflies

Heliconius sara fulgidus

Heliconius sara fulgidus butterflyCommon Name:

Scientific Name: Heliconius sara fulgidus.

Family: Nymphalidae.

Subfamily: Heliconninae.

Genus: Heliconius, Kluk, 1802.

Species: sara.

FW Length: 30-35 mm.

Geographic Range: Occurs locally, but commonly from sea level to 700 m, on both slopes, in association with rain forest habitats (each slope has a diferent subspecies).

Host Plant (s): Passiflora auriculata. (Passifloraceae).

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