Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Rajah Brooke Butterfly

Trogonoptera brookiana


It has distinctive black and electric-green markings, which are more prominent in the males, they have a red head and another strip of red afterward, which is called a collar. This gives them an appearance of big red lips!


Spotted this guy in a low scrubby bush in Mulu National Park in Malaysia. There was actually trips to see hundreds of these butter flys at local caves. I only found out about these trips on my return.

No species ID suggestions


SomnathChakraborty 6 years ago


windmustache 6 years ago

What a pattern!


Lat: 4.04, Long: 114.92

Spotted on Jan 7, 2011
Submitted on Nov 7, 2011

Related spottings

Rajah Brooke's Birdwing Rajah Brooke's Birdwing Rajah Brooke's Rajah Brooke's Birdwing

Nearby spottings

Unknown spotting Cave Dwelling Rat Snake Green Crested Lizard Stick Insect, Phasmid