The Heliconiidae family consists of a small number of butterflies with elongated wings and slender bodies, and large eyes.

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Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Size: 2.5"-3.0"

Favorite host plant: Passion Flower

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Gulf Frittilary Butterfly (wings open) on Zinnia - Tyler Texas

Julia Heliconian

Size: 3.0" - 3.5"

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Julia Heliconian Butterfly

Zebra Heliconian

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Zebra Heliconian Butterfly in East Texas