Julia (Dryas iulia)


 
Living image of Julia on a plant Family: Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies).
 
Geographic Distribution: North, Central and South America. South America to southern United States.
 
Wingspan: 75-95 mm (3-3.75 in).
 
Larval host plants: Passion vines (Passifloraceae).
 
Habitats: Tropical forest.
 
Identification: This species has long narrow forewings and is bright orange-brown in color. They have variable black markings on the wings with two small red spots at the hindwing base.
 
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