Acraea issoria, Common glasswing, Nymphalidae

Written by on May 2, 2012 in Indonesia Butterfly with 0 Comments

Acraea issoria, Common glasswing, Nymphalidae

Acraea-issoria-00

Native South East Asia   Wingspan 6-7 cm

The surfaces of wings are orange, while bellies are brown, with apparent black fine lines. They are the slowiest among Nymphalidae in Taiwan. The chaetae and yellow-black contrasts on the larvae’s bodies can intimidate their predators..

Caterpillar feed on:  

Boehmeria-densiflora

Boehmeria-nivea

Boehmeria densiflora

Boehmeria nivea

Boehmeria-penduliflora

Gonnostegia-hicta

Boehmeria penduliflora

Gonostegia hirta

 

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