heliconius by Massimo Demaio

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Laparus

Billberg, 1820

L. doris  (C. Linnaeus, 1771)

forms: amathusia (P. Cramer, 1777), tecta (H.H. Riffarth, 1900), albina (E. Boullet & F.L. Le Cerf, 1909), gibbsi (W.J. Kaye, 1919), dialis (Stichel, 1923)

———albescens (H. Neustetter, 1926),  delila (J. Hübner, [1813]),  mars (O. Staudinger, 1885), metharmina (O. Staudinger, 1897)

f. doris – Brazil?

f. doris – Brazil?

 

 

f. delila – Brasnorte, Mato Grosso Brazil 21/7/1987

f. delila – French Guyana/Peru? (double label)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

f. mars / dialis ? – Iquitos, Santa Maria Peru 19/1/1993

 

f. metharmina – Iquitos, Peru 19/1/1993

f. metharmina – Tres Fronteras Putumayo River, Loreto Peru

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mixedforms —————————————————————————————————————-

 

f. doris  x  delila – Km 25 route Puyo-Tena Pastaza Prov. Ecuador 11/2007

f. doris x delila – Iquitos Peru (?) 1-2/2010

f. delila x metharmina – Crystal Mayo 900m.n.m.Prov. Cochabamba Bolivia 25/1/2005

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L. doris obscurus  (G. Weymer, 1891)

forms: aristomache  (H.H. Riffarth, 1901)

MALE – Medellin Cauca Colombia 1/2010

FEMALE – Medellin Cauca Colombia 1/2010

MALE – Colombia

unnamed green form H&H pag. 48 – Medellin Cauca Colombia 12/2010

unnamed green form H&H pag. 48 – Colombia?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

f. aristomache – Colombia

f. aristomache – Cali, Colombia 1969

 

form near aristomache H&H pag. 48 – Otanche Colombia 2004(5)?

green form like aristomache – Boyaca Otanche Colombia 1997

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doris doris  x  doris obscurus f. aristomache – Caura Venezuela 2/2009 – intermediate FW band – three ssp. meet in the area

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L. doris dives  (C. Oberthür, 1920)

forms: viridana  (H.F.E.J. Stichel, 1906), suavior  (W.J. Kaye, 1914),  fascinator  (W.J. Kaye, 1914)

Santo Paraiso, Colombia, 11/1984

Colombia

f. suavior aberration, total lack of red, small traces of blue visible in HW costa

blue traces (typical of above red specimen) indicated by arrow

f. like ‘suavior’ – Central Peru(?)

f. like ‘suavior’ – Otanche Colombia 11/2012

f. near ‘fascinator’ – Otanche Colombia 2011

f. near ‘fascinator’ – Otanche Colombia 11/2012

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The above forms occur at a low percentage (~ 1/2000-3000) in normal populations of yellow banded individuals. These specimens come from controlled “open” farming: some wild plants visited by normal doris and rich in pupae are isolated with nets.

f. viridana – Bogotà Colombia

 

Probabe Hybrids _________________________________________________________________________

 

dives x doris – Otanche Colombia 2004(5)?

dives x obscurus – Otanche Colombia

dives x obscurus – MALE – Rio Calima Colombia – H&H pag. 48 cited under ‘eratonius’

dives x obscurus – FEMALE – Medellin Cauca Colombia 12/2010

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L. doris viridis   (O. Staudinger, 1885)

forms: eratonius  (O. Staudinger, 1897), transiens  (O. Staudinger, 1897), luminosus  (H.H. Riffarth, 1901)

Prov. San José, coastal range Dominical, 25 Km SW San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica 28/11/1995

f. transiens – Sierra de Juarez, Palomares Oaxaca, Mexico 4/2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

f. transiens – Yucatan Mexico 7/1988

f. transiens – La Ceiba Honduras 4/2006

f. eratonius – Uvita 600m Costa Rica 4/2011

f. luminosa – near Pinuela Prov. Puntarenas, Costa Rica 2/2012

VERSO surface

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

n. ssp. W.M. Neukirchen, [Trinidad]

Very odd doris doris

 

doris doris – Tingo Maria Peru 3/3/2011

FW spots

 

FW apical spots close up showing different coloured scales

 

 

 

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