Heliconius cydno

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Cydno longwing
Heliconius cydno.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Heliconius
Species: H. cydno
Binomial name
Heliconius cydno
(Doubleday 1847)
Subspecies

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Heliconius cydno, the cydno longwing, is a nymphalid butterfly that ranges from Mexico to northern South America. It is typically found in forest understorey and deposits its eggs on Passiflora plants.

Cydno longwing, underside of wing

Subspecies[edit]

Listed alphabetically:[1]

  • H. c. alithea Hewitson, 1869
  • H. c. barinasensis Masters, 1973
  • H. c. chioneus Bates, 1864
  • H. c. cordula Neustetter, 1913
  • H. c. cydnides Staudinger, 1885
  • H. c. cydno Doubleday, 1847
  • H. c. hermogenes Hewitson, 1858
  • H. c. gadouae Brown & Fernández, 1985
  • H. c. galanthus Bates, 1864
  • H. c. lisethae Neukirchen, 1995
  • H. c. pachinus Salvin, 1871
  • H. c. wanningeri Neukirchen, 1991
  • H. c. weymeri Staudinger, [1897]
  • H. c. zelinde Butler, 1869

References[edit]

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