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Red Ring Skirt Butterfly

Hestina assimilis Formosana


This beauty often uses its long proboscis (curled up in this photo) to probe in muddy soil or gravel to get the moisture it needs. Males are strongly territorial and always stay in high positions to defend their territory.

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Wesley Oosthuizen
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Wesley Oosthuizen

新北市, Taiwan

Spotted on Apr 30, 2015
Submitted on Oct 15, 2015

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