four ssp or forms of H. erato fly in Sangay NP : H. e. notabilis, H. e. etylus, H. e. lativitta and H. e. lativitta f. ilia

they're clearly supposed to be parapatric,

but, in one area South of Puyo, they all fly together, giving birth to all kinds of mixed forms.

we present a sample of these forms, by "pattern" ; here, on the individual variation page, pattern "etylus without yellow pigment" and with some minor add ons.

Heliconius erato mestizado cerca de Pablo Sexto

butterflies looking quite like H. e. etylus, but the subapical patch is white, and not yellow.

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