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Brown Clipper

Parthenos sylvia

Description:

Clippers love to perch on flowers, leaves or trees with their wings spread wide as they bask in the sunshine.

Habitat:

Forested areas

3 Comments

angel_ansh
angel_ansh 9 years ago

Thanks, I greatly appreciate the info.

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Yes. Both are the clipper, (Parthenos sylvia) and both names are correct for this species. the brown clipper is a subspecies, the blue subspecies is from Malaysia, brown one from Philippines. New Guinea has both. Both names are correct, clipper or brown clipper.

angel_ansh
angel_ansh 9 years ago

Thanks for the ID. But could this be the Brown Clipper Butterfly?

angel_ansh
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angel_ansh

Philippines

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Jun 20, 2012

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