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Genus : Tanaecia Butler, 1839 Species : pelea Fabricius, 1787 Subspecies : pelea Fabricius, 1787 Wingspan of Adult Butterfly : 70mm Physical Description of Adult Butterfly : The upperside of the Malay Viscount is a pale greyish ochreous brown, with sub-marginal V-shaped markings on white background. The V-shaped markings are conjoined. The underside is paler, […]

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admin on August 6th, 2008

The Plain Tiger is a medium sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 7–8 cm. The body is black with many white spots. The wings are tawny the upper side being brighter and richer than the underside. The apical half of the fore wing is black with a white band. The hind wing has 3 […]

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admin on August 6th, 2008

The Blue Glassy Tiger shares the same habitats with the Dark Glassy Tiger (Parantica agleoides). When the two species fly together it is not easy to separate them. However, when the butterflies stop to feed or to rest, the presence of a transverse black bar in the forewing cell distinguishes the Blue Glassy Tiger from […]

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