Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1267370

Zebra Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia

Observation date: August 30, 2017
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: August 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.