Hybrid between Heliconius hecale vetustus and H. melpomene melpomene x thelxiopeia
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No:                      12
Genus of species 1:      Heliconius
Species 1:               hecale
Subspecies of species 1: vetustus
Genus of species 2:      Heliconius
Species 2:               melpomene
Subspecies of species 2: thelxiopeia x melpomene
Sex:                     m
Country:                 Guyane
Locality:                St. Laurent
Year:                    <1932
Photo no.:               hecmel01
Named hybrid:            seraphini Talbot (holotype)
Collection:              BM
Author/publication:      Ackery & Smiles 1976:123, Brown 1976:15d
Notes:                   F1? Interpreted by Ackery & Smiles and Brown 1976 as numata numata x melpomene thelxiopeia

Last updated: 18 October 2003