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Leopard Lacewing

Cethosia cyane

Description:

only four walking legs. These are the "brush footed butterflies" called nymphalidae. The first pair of legs are modified as brushes and held forwards forming the pointy nose. They are used to clean its face, antennae and proboscis.

Habitat:

Butterfly garden,Changi airport.


1 species ID suggestions

91 Comments (1–25)

Hema
Hema 3 years ago

Thanks Mia!

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

thank you Dr Sherpa :)

MIAH
MIAH 5 years ago

pretty

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Thanks Chamalka!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Thanks for your very kind comment Jemma, and you too Pam.

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

pamsai ,thank-you for sharing your deliteful Leopard Lacewing butterflies and gorgeous caterpillar.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/197...
what we have is all males.

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

I second your last 2 comments Jemma. Thank you so much Daniele and Martini...

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Martini,special thnx for the Id and also thnx for sharing this special visitor with us.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/120...

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

thank you, Daniel Pralong for being an inspiration and instilling a love of butterflies in us!
you have an exquisite collection of butterflies!
http://www.projectnoah.org/users/Daniele...

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Thank you so much KathleenMcEachern and AliceGreenup.

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

That is good news, Pamsai! I will have to go thru your collection again :)

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

Cambodia also Jemma. I saw quite a few when I was there.

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

This butterfly has a strong hold in Singapore. That gives the next generation a chance to see it,at least in Singapore!

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Thank you Thiago.

ThiagoGoaRafael
ThiagoGoaRafael 5 years ago

Amazing!!!

Absolutely beautiful! and congratulations!

Congratulation on the SOTD, Jemma, so beautiful!!
Thank you...Happy Holidays to you and all Project Noah Members.

AliceGreenup
AliceGreenup 5 years ago

Congratulations jemma! Its beautiful, very well deserved!

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Yasser,thanks so much for this honor. I am overjoyed and grateful beyond words! Project Noah is an enchanting place. Thanks so much to all the PN members for the kind comments. I wish all of you a peaceful and happy holiday season. Stay safe, Stay warm!

Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 5 years ago

Fantastic Spotting Jemma, Nice Work!!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 5 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD Jemma. Well deserved :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Jemma! Beautiful butterfly and so happy you got sotd with it :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

Congratulations!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 5 years ago

Awesome Jemma! Congratulations!

MartinL
MartinL 5 years ago

Very, very, very beautiful Jemma. Well done.

Singapore, Singapore

Lat: 1.29, Long: 103.85

Spotted on Jan 5, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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