|Similar Heliconius demeter, Heliconius ricini, Heliconius telesiphe, Heliconius elevatus, Heliconius wallacei|
Heliconius burneyi, the Burney's longwing, is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It was described by Jacob Hübner in 1831. It is found in the Amazon basin. The habitat consists of tall forests.
The larvae are gregarious and mostly feed on Passiflora species from the subgenera Astrophea and Distephana. Full-grown larvae have a maroon and black body with a black head and reach a length of about 10 mm.