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Sapho Longwing Butterfly - Sapho Longwing (Heliconius sapho), which belongs to the family Heliconidae, is a beautiful butterfly with iridescent blue colors and a variety of white bands on upper wings and a wingspan of 38-42 mm. The origin of Sapho Longwing is Costa Rica, but it is widespread in Central America and Northwestern South America to Ecuador, to the west of the Andes. Adults can be seen in the canopy of dense forests to 2,000 m sea level. They roost in large groups over water on twigs or tendrils. <br />
The Sapho Longwing caterpillars are feeding on any species of Passion Vine in family Passifloraceae, but in Costa Rica, they only feed on Passiflora pittieri and this may be the reason for their higher rate of extinction, compared to the other butterflies. Adults not only drink nectar but also eat pollen which prolongs their lifespan from days to weeks. - , Sapho, Longwing, butterfly, butterflies, animals, animal, Heliconius, sapho, family, Heliconidae, beautiful, iridescent, blue, colors, color, white, bands, band, wings, wing, wingspan, origin, Costa, Rica, Central, America, Northwestern, South, Ecuador, west, Andes, adults, adult, canopy, dense, forests, forest, sea, level, groups, group, water, twigs, twig, tendrils, tendril, caterpillars, caterpillar, species, Passion, Vine, Passifloraceae, Passiflora, pittieri, reason, nectar, pollen, lifespan, days, day, weeks, week - Sapho Longwing (Heliconius sapho), which belongs to the family Heliconidae, is a beautiful butterfly with iridescent blue colors and a variety of white bands on upper wings and a wingspan of 38-42 mm. The origin of Sapho Longwing is Costa Rica, but it is widespread in Central America and Northwestern South America to Ecuador, to the west of the Andes. Adults can be seen in the canopy of dense forests to 2,000 m sea level. They roost in large groups over water on twigs or tendrils. <br />
The Sapho Longwing caterpillars are feeding on any species of Passion Vine in family Passifloraceae, but in Costa Rica, they only feed on Passiflora pittieri and this may be the reason for their higher rate of extinction, compared to the other butterflies. Adults not only drink nectar but also eat pollen which prolongs their lifespan from days to weeks. Solve free online Sapho Longwing Butterfly puzzle games or send Sapho Longwing Butterfly puzzle game greeting ecards  from puzzles-games.eu.. Sapho Longwing Butterfly puzzle, puzzles, puzzles games, puzzles-games.eu, puzzle games, online puzzle games, free puzzle games, free online puzzle games, Sapho Longwing Butterfly free puzzle game, Sapho Longwing Butterfly online puzzle game, jigsaw puzzles, Sapho Longwing Butterfly jigsaw puzzle, jigsaw puzzle games, jigsaw puzzles games, Sapho Longwing Butterfly puzzle game ecard, puzzles games ecards, Sapho Longwing Butterfly puzzle game greeting ecard

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Sapho Longwing Butterfly - Description: - Sapho Longwing (Heliconius sapho), which belongs to the family Heliconidae, is a beautiful butterfly with iridescent blue colors and a variety of white bands on upper wings and a wingspan of 38-42 mm. The origin of Sapho Longwing is Costa Rica, but it is widespread in Central America and Northwestern South America to Ecuador, to the west of the Andes. Adults can be seen in the canopy of dense forests to 2,000 m sea level. They roost in large groups over water on twigs or tendrils. <br />
The Sapho Longwing caterpillars are feeding on any species of Passion Vine in family Passifloraceae, but in Costa Rica, they only feed on Passiflora pittieri and this may be the reason for their higher rate of extinction, compared to the other butterflies. Adults not only drink nectar but also eat pollen which prolongs their lifespan from days to weeks. Description: 
Sapho Longwing (Heliconius sapho), which belongs to the family Heliconidae, is a beautiful butterfly with iridescent blue colors and a variety of white bands on upper wings and a wingspan of 38-42 mm. The origin of Sapho Longwing is Costa Rica, but it is widespread in Central America and Northwestern South America to Ecuador, to the west of the Andes. Adults can be seen in the canopy of dense forests to 2,000 m sea level. They roost in large groups over water on twigs or tendrils.
The Sapho Longwing caterpillars are feeding on any species of Passion Vine in family Passifloraceae, but in Costa Rica, they only feed on Passiflora pittieri and this may be the reason for their higher rate of extinction, compared to the other butterflies. Adults not only drink nectar but also eat pollen which prolongs their lifespan from days to weeks.


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