Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Five-spotted Longwing
Heliconius hecalesia (Hewitson, [1854])

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Tribe: Heliconiini
Wing Span:
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: Heliconius hecalesia formosus H. Bates, 1866 is found in Costa Rica and Panama; Heliconius hecalesia octavia H. Bates, 1866 is found from Southeastern Mexico to Nicaragua (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
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