Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 937653

Tiger-striped Longwing
Heliconius ismenius

Observation date: April 10, 2013
Date notes: 04.10.2012
Submitted by: Glynjer
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: San Lorenzo Park seemed to like these flowers
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: October 13, 2022
Coordinator notes: Originally mis-identified as "hecale melicerta". The blue spotting along edge of FW does not exist on "hecale". This is the very similar Heliconius ismenius bouletti.
Checklist region(s): Panama, Colón Province