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Plumbago Blue (Female)

Leptotes plinius leopardus

Description:

Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793), family Lycaenidae. Commonly known as Zebra Blue or Plumbago Blue. This is a female of subspecies Leptotes plinius leopardus Schultze, 1910. Listed Philippine distribution: Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao (Surigao, South Cotabato). Recorded hostplants: Plumbago auriculata and P.zeylanica (White plumbago/Sangdikit) (Plumbaginaceae).

Habitat:

Backyard adjacent to an open space.

Notes:

Reference: http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au...

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4 Comments

Thank you Adi! :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

5th pic is very nice :)

Thank you, Saumya and Noel :)

Plumbago Blue on Blue Plumbago
My final spotting for 2013, and also my 700th :)

A joyful, prosperous, and blessed 2014 to everyone!! Happy NEW YEAR!!!

Biñan, Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 20, 2013
Submitted on Dec 31, 2013

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