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Malay Viscount

Tanaecia pelea

Description:

The Malay Viscount is a butterfly found in the nature reserves in Singapore, as well as in Malaysia and Borneo. It has a wingspan reaching about 65–70 millimetres. It is found close to forested areas.

Habitat:

Spotted along the path in the Butik Batok Nature Park, a former quarry with secondary rainforest regrowth.

Notes:

The zigzag-shaped markings shows similarities to other species within the genus and also its related genus, Euthalia.

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23 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Thanks Hema!

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

beautiful!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thank you Leuba!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Lovely !

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Kranti and Jason! Jason. yes, yours a viscount too :-)

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 8 years ago

awesome !

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Cool spotting! I thought this was a Baron.. Thank you for sharing, so I can update my spotting.. I found it in West Java, http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/213...

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Craig! I saw the entrance to your garden from the Bukit Timah Rd on the bus that took me there :-)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 8 years ago

Great shots! This place is very close to where I live :)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Scott!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Superb shots!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Satyen. You're right about the second pic :-)

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely pics Daniele! Seems like it is trying to get some minerals (in the second pic). Too good :-)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thank you!

injica
injica 8 years ago

Beautiful ;)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Beautiful great spot and series !

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thank you J!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Stellar!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Beautiful

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Thanks Dan! Indeed these markings are quite unique.

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Subtle colors but love the patterns on the wings.

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Singapore

Spotted on Apr 16, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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