Stocks

Heliconius and Plant stocks:

Below is a spreadsheet showing our current inventory of Heliconius and host plants. Larvae Feeds indicates species that larvae have been observed eating, while Lays Eggs indicates species preferred for egg laying.

 P. ambiguaP. bifloraP. edulisP. ligularisP. menispermifoliaP. oerstediiP. pittieriP. quadrangularisP. trilobaP. vitifolia
H. charithonia Lay EggsLay Eggs Larvae Feeds  Larvae Feeds  
H. cydno chioneusLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae Feeds Lay Eggs
H. cydno galanthusLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay Eggs
H. (Laparus) dorisLay EggsLarvae Feeds Larvae Feeds Larvae Feeds    
H. erato chestertoni Lay EggsLarvae Feeds       
H. erato cyrbia Lay Eggs        
H. erato demophoon Lay Eggs        
H. erato etylus Lay Eggs        
H. erato favorinus Lay Eggs        
H. erato hydara Lay Eggs        
H. erato lativitta Lay Eggs        
H. erato luscombei Lay Eggs        
H. erato notabilis Lay Eggs        
H. hecale Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds Larvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay Eggs
H. hewitsoni      Lay Eggs   
H. himera Lay Eggs        
H. ismeniusLay Eggs      Larvae Feeds Larvae Feeds
H. melpomene amaryllis  Larvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay EggsLarvae Feeds  Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds
H. melpomene ecuadorensis  Larvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay EggsLarvae Feeds  Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds
H. melpomene melpomene  Larvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay EggsLarvae Feeds  Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds
H. melpomene plesseni  Larvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay EggsLarvae Feeds  Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds
H. melpomene rosina  Larvae FeedsLarvae FeedsLay EggsLarvae Feeds  Larvae FeedsLarvae Feeds
H. numataLarvae Feeds Larvae Feeds  Larvae Feeds   Lay Eggs
H. pachinus        Lay Eggs 
H. sapho      Lay Eggs   
H. sara Lay EggsLarvae Feeds       

Plants utilized for pollen:

Psychotria poeppigiana (hot lips)
Psiguria sp.
Lantana
Gurania sp.

Photos: Psychotria poeppigiana and Lantana photos were taken by Irene Mendez Cruz. Psiguria photo taken by Sebastian Mena. Gurania photo was taken by Christian Ziegler.