Butterfly populations are a very good indicator of the health of an area's ecosystem !!

   The Doris Longwing is known for being a polymorphic species which participates in various *Müllerian mimicry rings throughout Central America and the Amazon rain forest.

   They are commonly found from sea level to 1200 metres in forest clearings, and have a very slow and graceful flight pattern.


Diet: Larvae primarily feed on granadilla species.


Diet: Adults feed on nectar from Lantana flowers, with the females also collecting pollen from the Psiguria and Psychotia flowers.

Avg. Wingspan: 2¾ to 3½ ".

The single biggest threat to butterfly survival is habitat destruction!!