Heliconius lalitae

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Heliconius lalitae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Heliconius
Species: H. lalitae
Binomial name
Heliconius lalitae
Brévignon, 1996[1]

Heliconius lalitae is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It was described by Christian Brévignon in 1996. It is endemic to French Guiana.

The forewings have yellow distal spots and a red basal area. There is a basal transverse red stripe across the discal cell of the hindwings.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heliconius lalitae at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Heliconius lalitae, TOL