Guadeloupe, St-Claude, la Citerne, 3-IX-1984.

Martinique, Le Diamant, Fond Fleury, 9-VIII-1998, G. Chovet leg.

Agraulis vanillae (Linnaeus, 1758)

ssp. insularis Maynard, 1889 : Guadeloupe.
ssp. vanillae : Martinique.

Nymphalidae Heliconiinae

Gulf Fritillary

Biology and distribution

Larva on Passiflora spp.. Frequent on passion fruits (P. edulis L.) in gardens, and very abundant in xerophilic zones on P. foetida L. (Passifloraceae).

Martinique (A. v. vanillae ) and Guadeloupe (A. v. insularis) very common everywhere.
St-Martin, St-Bartholomew, Marie-Galante (A. v. insularis).

Anguilla, Antigua, St-Kitts, Montserrat, Dominica (A. v. insularis), St-Lucia, St-Vincent, Grenada, Grenadines and Barbados (A. v. vanillae).
Throughout the Greater Antilles (A. v. insularis).

From the south of the United States (A. v. nigrior Mitchener) to Argentina (A. v. vanillae).


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