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genus

Heliconius Kluk, 1780

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  tribus Heliconiini

Scientific synonyms

Ajantis Hübner, 1816
Apostraphia Hübner, 1816
Blanchardia Buchecker, 1880 nec Laporte de Castelnau, 1875
Crenis Hübner, 1821
Laparus Billberg, 1820
Migonitis Hübner, 1816 nec Rafinesque, 1815
Neruda Turner, 1976
Phlogris Hübner, 1825
Sunias Hübner, 1816
Sycionia Hübner, 1816

Type taxon:Papilio charithonia Linnaeus, 1767

Included taxa

Number of records: 43

species Heliconius antiochus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Heliconius antiochus

species Heliconius aoede (Hübner, 1813)

Heliconius aoede

species Heliconius atthis Doubleday, 1847

Heliconius atthis

species Heliconius besckei (Ménétriés, 1857)

Heliconius besckei

species Heliconius burneyi (Hübner, 1826)

Heliconius burneyi

species Heliconius charithonia (Linnaeus, 1767) - Zebra Longwing

Heliconius charithonia

species Heliconius clysonymus Latreille, 1817 - Clysonymus Longwing

Heliconius clysonymus

species Heliconius congener Weymer, 1890
species Heliconius cydno Doubleday, 1847

Heliconius cydno

species Heliconius demeter Staudinger, 1897
species Heliconius doris (Linnaeus, 1771) - Doris Longwing

Heliconius doris

species Heliconius egeria (Cramer, 1775)
species Heliconius eleuchia Hewitson, 1853
species Heliconius elevatus Nöldner, 1901

Heliconius elevatus

species Heliconius erato (Linnaeus, 1764) - Red Postman

Heliconius erato

species Heliconius ethilla (Godart, 1819)
species Heliconius godmani Staudinger, 1882
species Heliconius hecale (Fabricius, 1775) - Tiger Longwing

Heliconius hecale

species Heliconius hecalesia Hewitson, 1853
species Heliconius hecuba (Hewitson, 1858)

Heliconius hecuba

species Heliconius hermathena (Hewitson, 1853)
species Heliconius heurippa (Hewitson, 1853)
species Heliconius hewitsoni Staudinger, 1875 - Hewitson's Longwing

Heliconius hewitsoni

species Heliconius hierax Hewitson, 1869
species Heliconius himera Hewitson, 1867
species Heliconius ismenius Latreille, 1817

Heliconius ismenius

species Heliconius leucadia Bates, 1862
species Heliconius longarena Hewitson, 1875
species Heliconius melpomene (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Postman

Heliconius melpomene

species Heliconius metharme (Erichson, 1848)
species Heliconius nattereri Felder, 1865
species Heliconius numata (Cramer, 1780)

Heliconius numata

species Heliconius pachinus Salvin, 1871

Heliconius pachinus

species Heliconius pardalinus (Bates, 1862)
species Heliconius peruvianus C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859

Heliconius peruvianus

species Heliconius ricini (Linnaeus, 1758)
species Heliconius sapho (Drury, 1782)

Heliconius sapho

species Heliconius sara (Fabricius, 1793)

Heliconius sara

species Heliconius telesiphe Doubleday, 1847

Heliconius telesiphe

species Heliconius timareta (Hewitson, 1867)
species Heliconius wallacei Reakirt, 1866

Heliconius wallacei

species Heliconius xanthocles Bates, 1862

Heliconius xanthocles


Hybrids


Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1378541]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Heliconius Kluk, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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