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Eooxylides tharis distanti
This species is found in wet rainforest areas at elevations between sea level and about 1000m.
Eooxylides tharis is certainly one of the most beautiful species from the genera listed above. It is recognised by it's particularly brilliant orange underside colouration, very distinctive markings, and extraordinarily long and twisted tails. The upperside wings are blackish brown, with broken white markings in the distal area of the hindwings.
Spotted on Dec 7, 2011
Submitted on Dec 7, 2011