Species Page: Julia (Dryas iulia)

Julia Longwing

Dryas iulia (Fabricius, 1775)

Family: Nymphalidae

Status: Rare stray

NENHP Rank: Not listed

Range: This species resides from extreme southern United States south into the Caribbean Islands and South America. The Nebraska records are the northern-most for the species.

Larval Hostplant(s): Passion-vines (Passiflora sp.)

Broods/Flight Times: Year round in its home range.

Overwintering: Does not overwinter north of southern Texas.

Habitat: Strays could appear anywhere.

Avg. Wingspan: 3 1/4 – 3 5/8 inches

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Similar Species: None