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The Orange Julia Butterfly

25 October 2013 No Comment

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The Orange Julia is a beautiful and cheerful butterfly that can be found in Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala and Souther America.

See also: The Malachite Butterfly

The wing of this butterfly ranges from 83 to 92 mm and is colored orange with black markings. According to Chaa Creek Naturalist Guide David Juarez, the Orange Julia feeds on nectar from flowers and most of the time, they prefer red or blue flowers.

The species is popular in Butterfly houses because it is long lived and active throughout the day.


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