Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1314375

Cydno Longwing
Heliconius cydno

Observation date: October 10, 2021
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw several flying around the grounds. There are two sub-species that can be found in Costa Rica; "chioneus" has a white border on the HW, "galanthus" doesn't. Sapho is similar, but it lacks red barring on ventral HW and white on dorsal FW is also different.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: June 24, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica