Male

Female

 

wingspan : 68/75 mm


in a small area at rio Pastaza and South of Puyo, 900 m, we found Heliconius melpomene malletti (Heliconius melpomene plesseni f. mimetica in Holzinger, p. 115). this species usually flies at elevations of less than 1000/1100 meters, but we also collected it at 1350 m.

Heliconius melpomene plesseni f. mimetica al rio Pastaza (900 m)
Heliconius melpomene plesseni f. mimetica cerca de Puyo
Heliconius melpomene plesseni f. mimetica cerca de Puyo
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