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Transandean Cattleheart, Transandean Butterfly (Parides iphidamas)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Papilionidae (pap-ill-lee-ON-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Parides
Species: iphidamas

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On Mar 20, 2008, debnes_dfw_tx from Fort Worth, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Distributed in Mexico, Northwestern South America (Ecuador and Costa Rica).

Another tailless Swallowtail.. This cattleheart species tends to use Pipevine (Aristolochia) as it's larval host, favoring (Aristolochia constricta) which grows abundantly in the above noted Latin American range.

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On Sep 7, 2007, bonitin from Gent,
Belgium (Zone 8a) wrote:

All needed information about this butterfly on this site;

http://zipcodezoo.com/Animals/P/Parides_iphidamas.asp

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