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(From Wikipedia), A butterfly is a mainly day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera, which includes the butterflies and moths. Like other holometabolous insects, the butterfly's life cycle consists of four parts: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Most species are diurnal. These are scientific classification of butterfly. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Taxonomy: Adult butterflies have four wings: a forewing and hindwing on both the left and the right side of the body. The body is divided into three segments: the head, thorax, and the abdomen. They have two antennae, two compound eyes, and a proboscis. For Danaus genutia or common Tiger, the butterfly closely resembles the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) of the Americas. The wingspan is 75 to 95 mm. Both sexes of the butterfly have tawny wings with veins marked with broad black bands. The female has a pouch on the hindwing. The margins of the wings are black with two rows of white spots. The underside of the wings resembles the upperside but is paler in colouration. The male Common Tiger has a prominent black-and-white spot on the underside of the hindwing
There are between 15,000 and 20,000 species of butterflies worldwide. Butterflies are widely found in many countries. For Danaus genutia, they are distributed throughout India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and extending to South East Asia and Australia. Butterflies feed primarily on nectar from flowers. Some also derive nourishment from pollen, tree sap, rotting fruit, dung, decaying flesh, and dissolved minerals in wet sand or dirt.
I found it at near my house, Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand