Dryas iulia (alcione)at Iguazu Falls Brazil side MG_9504

Dryas iulia (often incorrectly spelled julia) commonly called the Julia butterfly, Julia heliconian, the flame, or flambeau, is a species of brush-footed butterflies. The sole representative of its genus Dryas, it is native from Brazil to southern Texas and Florida. Over 15 subspecies have been described.

Dryas iulia alcionea Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazilian side, MG_9504-1

 

 

Dryas iulia alcionea Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazilian side, MG_9504-3

 

Adelpha Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazilian side, MG_9513