Tiger Mimic-Queen

Lycorea halia
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Lycorea halia
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Lycorea halia, the tropical milkweed butterfly (also known as tiger-mimic queen), is a species of nymphalid butterfly in the Danainae subfamily. It is found from Peru to the Caribbean and Mexico. Strays can be found as far north as Texas. The habitat consists of rainforest. The wingspan is about 95–108 mm. Adults feed on bird droppings. The larvae feed on Carica papaya, Ficus carica, Asclepias curassavica and Jacaratia.

Tiger Mimic-Queen

Lycorea halia
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Scientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Nymphalidae
genus: Lycorea

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