Hybrid between Heliconius hecale versicolor and H. elevatus pseudocupidineus
Left: © Andrew V.Z. Brower; Right: © Gerardo Lamas

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No:                      15
Genus of species 1:      Heliconius
Species 1:               hecale
Subspecies of species 1: versicolor?
Genus of species 2:      Heliconius
Species 2:               elevatus
Subspecies of species 2: pseudocupidineus
Sex:                     m
Country:                 Peru
Locality:                Loreto: Yurimaguas
Year:                    1919
Photo no.:               hecele02
Named hybrid:            f. noeldneri Neustetter (holotype)
Collection:              Wien
Collector:               O. Michael
Author/publication:      Holzinger & Holzinger 1994: 27,1b
Notes:                   BC->elevatus? Suspected on basis of illustration & visit by Andrew Brower; hecale as parent suggested by regular spacing of apical spots and scalloped hindwing margin

Last updated: 18 October 2003