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Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia vazquezae) on larval foodplant

Photo taken near El Chico, Veracruz, Mexico | 0 comments
Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia vazquezae) on larval foodplant.
Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia vazquezae) on larval foodplant.

We saw this Zebra Longwing butterfly fluttering near a plant growing next to the dirt road we were walking on. Based on the behavior of this butterfly it was clear that she was about to lay (more) eggs on the plant - which I assumed to be a larval foodplant - so I took several photos.

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