Heliconius atthis

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False zebra longwing
Heliconius atthis Mindo.jpg
From Mindo, Ecuador
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Heliconius
Species: H. atthis
Binomial name
Heliconius atthis
Doubleday, [1847][1]
Heliconius ethilla Heliconius atthis range map.JPG
Range in red
Synonyms
  • Heliconia bourcieri Becker, 1851

Heliconius atthis, the false zebra longwing or Atthis longwing, is a species of Heliconius butterfly. It is endemic to western Ecuador.[1]

False Zebra Longwing.jpg

Is a mimic of the zebra longwing (Heliconius charithonia).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Heliconius atthis at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms