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The rice paper butterfly, also called the paper kite butterfly, wood nymph, or tree nymph (Idea leuconoe) is a distinctive black and white butterfly. The wingspan is 95 to 110 cm across. The chrysalis is yellow with black markings. It is from Southeast Asia. Classification: superfamily Papilionigiae, familyNymphalidae, subfamily Danainae, Genus Idea, Species I. Leucono www.enchantedlearning.com
Butterfly Habitat, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, CA.
The 3rd photo also includes a Clipper Butterfly (Parthenos sylvia)
Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 5, 2012