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The Striped Blue Crow (Female)

Euploea mulciber

Description:

Above, the male is bright blue in the forewing with diffuse white spots in the distal half; while the female is blue with embedded white spots in the distal half of the forewing and several white spots and streaks in the brown basal half. Both sexes have a brown hindwing with the female having additional narrow white streaks arranged as per the Ideopsis species. Underneath, the wings are brown with white spots/streaks arranged similarly to those on the upperside though with variation in size of the spots/streaks.

Habitat:

Urban parks and gardens.

Notes:

The adults are attracted to flowers, and are easiest to approach for photo-taking when they are occupied during their flower visits.

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2 Comments

Dirga SP
Dirga SP 5 years ago

Agreed, Francisco. Thanks anyway for your comment. :)

Francisco Ramírez
Francisco Ramírez 5 years ago

Her outfit is gorgeous !!!

Dirga SP
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Dirga SP

Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Mar 17, 2016
Submitted on Mar 17, 2016

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