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''Dryas iulia'' , commonly called the Julia Butterfly, Julia Heliconian, The Flame, or Flambeau, is a species of brush-footed butterfly. The sole representative of its genus ''Dryas'', it is native from Brazil to southern Texas and Florida, and in summer can sometimes be found as far north as eastern Nebraska. Over 15 subspecies have been described.

Its wingspan ranges from 82 to 92 mm, and it is colored orange with black markings; this species is somewhat unpalatable to birds and belongs.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by haylo
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Uploaded Dec 14, 2015. Captured Oct 30, 2015 10:43 in Seventh Ave, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/16.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm