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The Gaudy Baron

Euthalia lubentina

Description:

A species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia and Southeast Asia.

Notes:

Male, spotted in jungle clearing, Banteay Srei, Angkor Wat area, Cambodia

1 Species ID Suggestions

JJ_Andin
JJ_Andin 7 years ago
The Gaudy Baron
Euthalia lubentina Euthalia lubentina


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7 Comments

TL
TL 7 years ago

wow - thanks so much JJ and Emma! cool name too ;)

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

I agree jjandin,this is a Gaudy Baron and ironically the caterpillars of Common and Gaudy are quite similar and have the same host plant , Mango
http://winged-jewels.blogspot.com/2013/0...

JJ_Andin
JJ_Andin 7 years ago

The barons have similar looking caterpillars... those with long spikes/brushes. Happened to find a photo of Gaudy Baron's caterpillar here:
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Here is a common Baron.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/184...
I wonder what the Caterpillar of the gaudy Baron looks like?!

JJ_Andin
JJ_Andin 7 years ago

Stunning! I think its a Gaudy Baron.

TL
TL 7 years ago

thanks Hemma! you wouldn't happen to know which butterfly it is ...?

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

stunning capture! Thanks for sharing!!

TL
Spotted by
TL

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Spotted on Sep 15, 2011
Submitted on Mar 20, 2013

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