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Dione juno

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Arthropoda

Class:Insecta

Order:Lepidoptera

Family:Nymphalidae

Subfamily:Heliconiinae

Tribe:Heliconiini

Genus:Dione

Species:D. juno

Binomial name

Dione juno

(Cramer, [1779])

 

The Juno Silverspot, Juno Longwing, or Juno Heliconian (Dione juno) is a species of butterflies of the subfamily Heliconiinae in the family Nymphalidae found from southern USA to South America.

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

The Dione juno butterfly comes from the awesome tribe of the Heliconiini butterflies. One of the characteristics of the Heliconiini tribe is that they ingest pollen, a characteristic no other group of butterflies in the world has, however the Dione juno DOES NOT ingest pollen.

 

Source: Beltrán, Margarita. 2008. Dione juno (Cramer 1779). tolweb.org/Dione_juno/72863/2008.09.04 in The Tree of Life Web Project,

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Taken on February 21, 2015