National Geographic : 1957 Aug
© National Geographic Society + Whirring Wings Announce a Suitor Like any girl at a party, the female butterfly attracts males with a distinctive perfume. This female sprays the scent from bulbous glands on her abdomen. + Ardent Wooer Courts a Cloth Decoy One or two flaps of the crude lure placed on a stick brought Heliconius ricini fluttering to the challenge. Color rather than pattern of the model attracted him.