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Paper Kite Butterfly

Idea leuconoe


The Paper Kite, Rice Paper, or Large Tree Nymph butterfly (Idea leuconoe) is known especially for its presence in butterfly greenhouses and live butterfly expositions. The Paper Kite is of Southeast Asian origin.


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Paper Kite
Idea leuconoe Idea leuconoe

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Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Thanks shekainahdalaban!

shekainah d. alaban
shekainah d. alaban 11 years ago

The other name is Large Tree Nymph.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Thanks NuwanChaturanga

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Thanks Asergio for your suggestion

Atul 11 years ago

lovely Noel ,thanks again !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Noel, I think you should change the order of the photos, the second one shows the butterfly better.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Atul, I just added a full shot of the butterfly.

Atul 11 years ago

hello Noel!
Request you to post a photo of the full butterfly in addition to the macro view so we can ID it for you . Thank you!

Noel Buensuceso
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Noel Buensuceso


Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

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