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Hecale Longwing
Hecale Longwing (Heliconius hecale zuleika: Nymphalidae) Wingspan 5.0-6.1 cm (2.0-2.4 in). It is also commonly called Tiger Longwing along with a plethora of other common names, in part because it is represented by an amazing 29 subspecies.
Habitat
Gardens and disturbed Pacific tropical dry forest at ca. 543 m (1,782 ft) elevation.
Location
Hacienda Guachipelin, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.
Date taken
July 2023
Scientific name
Heliconius hecale
Equipment used
Canon
outstanding portrait of this attractive butterfly, Stanley, the colors are superb, love it, many tfs!!
 

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Category
Butterflies & Moths
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
231
Comment count
6

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/250 second(s)
ISO
3200
Filename
Hecale Longwing,Hacienda Guacjipelin, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica -SharpenAI-focus.jpg
File size
1.5 MB
Date taken
Sun, 09 July 2023 3:43 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 848px

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