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Archduke

Lexias sp.

Description:

Top part of the wings are black with a white rim at the bottom. In the centre of the white rim it is a blueish colour with 4 dots on either side

Habitat:

In a clearing in the jungle of Aceh, Indonesia on a sandy river bank.

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Archduke
Lexias sp. Archduke (butterfly)


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7 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

yeah!! My first butterfly ID, after searching on the net!

travellingchez
travellingchez 8 years ago

Thank you all :)

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

No, definitely not the same... Picture 3 shows the outside of the closed wing here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/869...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

yes pamsai it's definitely a Lexias sp.
close to Male Dark archduke (Lexias dirtea)

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Divina!!

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

wonder if it could be this?
http://butterflycircle.blogspot.in/2010/...

travellingchez
Spotted by
travellingchez

Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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