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Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
The Julia Heliconian (Dryas julia) (sometimes the scientific name is given as D. iulia as well) is a butterfly of south Florida and south Texas. It sometimes wanders farther north in late summer. The 4 shots shown here were taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in early November, 2007, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The Julia in the next two shots shown here was at Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2007. It is an unusually pale individual.
Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
National Butterfly Center,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
7 November 2015
Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
8 October 2016
Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016
Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016
Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016
Julia Heliconian
Dryas julia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016