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

Also known as the Tiger Wing Butterfly

   The Imeniul Longwings are famous for their vibrant deep burnt orange and black markings.

   They are found at elevations no higher than 1500 meters.

   They tend to gather at night in groups, no higher than 3 – 10 meters above the ground along the edges of forests and jungles..

   They are members of a Mullerian group of similar looking tiger striped butterflies that are toxic and unpalatable to predators.

   They have an estimated life of over 2 months.

Wingspan: 60 - 70mm / 2 1/3 - 2 3/4"
Diet: Caterpillars feed on passion vines (Passifloraceae).
Diet: Adults feed on pollen from Gurania and Psiguria plants.