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genus

Heliconius Kluk, 1802

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
Crenis Hübner, 1821
Migonitis Hübner, 1816
Neruda Turner, 1976
Phlogris Hübner, 1825
Sunias Hübner, 1816
Heliconia Godart, 1819 (unjustified emendation) u.em.

Included taxa

Number of records: 42

species Heliconius antiochus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Heliconius antiochus - 000000000110000

species Heliconius aoede (Hübner, 1813)

Heliconius aoede - 000000000111

species Heliconius atthis Doubleday, 1847

Heliconius atthis - 0000000001 1

species Heliconius besckei (Ménétriés, 1857)

Heliconius besckei - 000000000011

species Heliconius burneyi (Hübner, 1826)

Heliconius burneyi - 0000000001 1

species Heliconius charithonia (Linnaeus, 1767) - Zebra Longwing

Heliconius charithonia - 000000000111

species Heliconius clysonymus Latreille, 1817 - Clysonymus Longwing

Heliconius clysonymus - 0000000001

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

Heliconius cydno - 0000000001100

species Heliconius demeter Staudinger, 1897
species Heliconius egeria (Cramer, 1775)
species Heliconius eleuchia Hewitson, 1853
species Heliconius elevatus Nöldner, 1901

Heliconius elevatus - 0000000001 1

species Heliconius erato (Linnaeus, 1764) - Red Postman

Heliconius erato - 0000000001110

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

Heliconius hecale - 000000000111

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

Heliconius hecuba - 0000000001 1

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

Heliconius hewitsoni - 0000000001111

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

Heliconius ismenius - 0000000001100

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

Heliconius melpomene - 0000000001110

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

Heliconius numata - 000000000011

species Heliconius pachinus Salvin, 1871

Heliconius pachinus - 0000000001111

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

Heliconius peruvianus - 000000000011

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

Heliconius sapho - 000000000110

species Heliconius sara (Fabricius, 1793)

Heliconius sara - 0000000001110

species Heliconius telesiphe Doubleday, 1847

Heliconius telesiphe - 0000000001 1

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

Heliconius wallacei - 0000000001 1

species Heliconius xanthocles Bates, 1862

Heliconius xanthocles - 0000000001 1


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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Explanations

u.em. unjustified emendation - proposed alternative spelling of scientific name when not justified by international code of nomenclature.