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Great Eggfly

Hypolimnas bolina


This butterfly has brown colored wings with several white marks on it. It has a wingspan of approximately 3 inches. What is interesting is that near the bottom edge of the wing, there is a pattern. And near the top of the wing there seems to be a streak of white. The head is blackish brown with white spots.


I found this butterfly in the Butterfly Garden in Changi Airport. It was currently strolling on a flower. The climate there is pretty moist and cool, though there was a bit of sunlight streaming through. I spotted this butterfly at 3:56 PM.


When this butterfly is walking, not flying, its wings aren't spread. Instead they are closely drawn together.

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Great Eggfly
Hypolimnas bolina Hypolimnas bolina

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feliciat1 7 years ago

Thank you!

pahels1 7 years ago

I love the pictures of the butterflies. I love the angles you took them in, too!

Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Dec 30, 2012
Submitted on Mar 6, 2013

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