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Zebra Longwing Butterfly

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Date Issued:
1996
Summary:
This frame contains 13 butterflies, all are Zebra Longwing. Zebra longwings are medium-sized butterflies with elongated wings. The upper surface of the wings is black with several bold, narrow yellow stripes. The wings below have a similar pattern, but are paler in color and have several small red spots near the body. They cannot be confused with any other Florida butterfly. Adults have a wingspan range of 72 to 100 mm. The sexes are similar.
Title: Zebra Longwing Butterfly.
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Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Insects
Lepidoptera
Color Photographs
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Date Issued: 1996
Extent: 31.5 x 21 cm Box size
Summary: This frame contains 13 butterflies, all are Zebra Longwing. Zebra longwings are medium-sized butterflies with elongated wings. The upper surface of the wings is black with several bold, narrow yellow stripes. The wings below have a similar pattern, but are paler in color and have several small red spots near the body. They cannot be confused with any other Florida butterfly. Adults have a wingspan range of 72 to 100 mm. The sexes are similar.
Identifier: BC036 (IID), 1996.22.087 (local)
Note(s): Scientific Name: Heliconius charitonius
Subject(s): Butterflies
Butterflies -- Florida
Florida
Florida -- Butterflies
Lepidoptera
Held by: Broward College Museum Collection
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/broward/fd/BC036
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