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The Cruiser Butterfly

Vindula arsinoe

Description:

The male Cruiser butterfly is orange brown with fine black border round the upper wings, two small eye spots on the hindwings, and small black markings near the wing edges. The female butterfly has quite different markings. The upper side of the female has dark tips to the forewings and broad pale band across the centre of each forewing which continues onto the leading edge of the hindwing. The female also has two small eyespots on each hindwing. Size wingspan: male 75mm, female 82mm

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1 Comment

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Beautiful! I love that third shot with it resting on that leaf in a little patch of sunlight, perfect.

NatasciaGiulivi
Spotted by
NatasciaGiulivi

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 15, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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