heliconius by Massimo Demaio

cydnides-zelinde hybrids

H. cydno zelinde (cydnides) f. albidior   (H. Neustetter, 1928)

Underside with heavy pattern and white spots (zelinde)
MALE – Rio Dagua Colombia 01/11/1979 – coll. H. Gerstner
FEMALE – Colombia 1989?











H. cydno zelinde (cydnides) f. confluens   (H. Neustetter, 1928)

MALE – Calima Colombia 12/2006
FEMALE – Otanche Colombia 2006 – too north, perhaps not x zelinde











Other forms

Colombia 1989? – near to inca (trace of white spots/band upperside)
Calima Colombia 12/2006 – trace of white band upperside – otherwise very similar to cydno cordula


Bajo Calima – Rio Bravo 9-1100m Colombia