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Butterflies Overview 95 Pages

Butterflies Overview 95 Pages

Written by on May 3, 2012 in Indonesia Butterfly with 0 Comments

Quick Search Butterflies Overview 95 Pages click on the picture to go to the page Amathusia-phidippus Discophora-sondaica Faunis-canens Danaus genutia Palm King Common Duffer Common Faun Common Tiger Danaus-chrysippus Euploea-midamus Euploea-phaenareta Ideopsis-vulgaris Plain Tiger Blue Spotted Crow Great Crow Blue Glassy Tiger Tirumala-limniace Erionota-thrax Hyarotis-adrastus Notocrypta-curvifascia Blue Tiger Banana skipper Tree Flitter Banded demon Udaspes-folus Arhopala-centaurus […]

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Vanessa cardui, Painted Lady, Nymphalidae

Vanessa cardui, Painted Lady, Nymphalidae

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Vanessa cardui, Painted Lady, Nymphalidae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 5-6  cm They are mottled orange and black, with a small white markings in the black areas, and each hindwing has a blue streak at the tornus. The undersides are paler but have a similar pattern. This Caterpillar is black with branched hairs. It is […]

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Orsotriaena medus, Nigger, Satyridae

Orsotriaena medus, Nigger, Satyridae

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 Orsotriaena medus, Nigger, Satyridae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 4.5-5.5 cm The sexes are similar though the male is slightly smaller and darker in color. The upperside is a uniform dark brown and slightly transparent allowing the broad white band of the underside to show though faintly. The sex brand on the forewing is a […]

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Elymnias hypermnestra, Common Palmfly, Satyridae

Elymnias hypermnestra, Common Palmfly, Satyridae

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Elymnias hypermnestra, Common Palmfly, Satyridae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 10-12 cm All species from the genus Elymnias are medium or large-sized and are very delicate and fragile. This is especially true of their wings, which can be easily broken at the slightest touch. Also, they have a rather somber coloration and many are extremely […]

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Pareronia valeria, Common Wanderer, Pieridae

Pareronia valeria, Common Wanderer, Pieridae

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Pareronia valeria, Common Wanderer, Pieridae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 6-8 cm  The habits of the 2 sexes differ greatly. The male has a strong flight and flies relentlessly all day long in search of females and food, and hence its name, the Wanderer. It keeps low to the ground and flies in a hurried […]

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Leptosia nina, Lemon Butterfly, Pieridae

Leptosia nina, Lemon Butterfly, Pieridae

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Leptosia nina, Lemon Butterfly, Pieridae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 3.5-5 cm The apical half of the forewing is black, and below it, there is a circular black spot. The under side is finely striated with brown to greenish lines which are more pronounced on the hind wing. The wings are quite delicate and easily […]

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Hebomoia glaucippe, Great Orange Tip, Pieridae

Hebomoia glaucippe, Great Orange Tip, Pieridae

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 Hebomoia glaucippe, Great Orange Tip, Pieridae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 8.5-9.5 cm This is the fastest ‘White’ butterfly on the wing .Its powerful muscles take it through the air in great leaps and bounds with effortless ease and it is capable of covering great distances in a single day. It seldom spends much time […]

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Eurema hecabe, Common Grass Yellow, Pieridae

Eurema hecabe, Common Grass Yellow, Pieridae

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Eurema hecabe, Common Grass Yellow, Pieridae Native South East Asia   Wingspan 2.5-3.5 cm The sexes are similar, though the males are often brighter in colour. A very common widely distributed butterfly, and by far the commonest of all Grass Yellows .It occurs from the coastal plains to the highest hills and is found everywhere, including […]

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