Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144443

Sara Longwing
Heliconius sara

Observation date: August 13, 2017
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: October 14, 2022
Coordinator notes: White-winged Longwing usually has white edging on its HWs, however, even when it doesn't, the red spotting at the base of the ventral HW is larger and more clusters. Note that lone red spot away from the other spots. This is found on Sara. The FW banding is also right for Sara.
Checklist region(s): Panama