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Idea leuconoe

Description:

Dorsal view of a delicate, ivory-colored butterfly. Like monarchs, and other Danainae, these butterflies are thought to taste bad to predators such as birds due to the butterfly's food source.

Habitat:

Seen at The Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory. Native to Southeast Asia, but it is also found in Northern Australia and Southern Taiwan. Prefers mangroves and rainforests.


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 6 months ago

Thanks, Dr. Namgya!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 months ago

Pretty!

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Key West, Florida, USA

Lat: 24.56, Long: -81.80

Spotted on Dec 23, 2015
Submitted on Mar 16, 2019

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