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 1278454

Zebra Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia

Observation date: October 24, 2020
Submitted by: Rebekahhowell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: October 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: 1st documented record for Calhoun Co.