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Dryadula_phaetusa  Banded Orange Heliconian,Dryadula phaetusa Click/tap to enlarge


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The ''Dryadula'' is a monotypic genus of the butterfly family Nymphalidae. Its single species is the ''Dryadula phaetusa'', known as the Banded Orange Heliconian, Banded Orange, or Orange Tiger. The Banded Orange Heliconian is native from Brazil to central Mexico, and in summer it can be found rarely as far north as central Kansas.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Sep 16, 2016. Captured Aug 11, 2014 17:07.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO800
  • 90mm