Cethosia cyane: Leopard Lacewing butterfly

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The Leopard Lacewing butterfly, Cethosia cyane, ranges from India and throughout Southeast Asia.

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Brightly colored, with an intricate details that is truly unique from the pattern on the wing.

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Larvae are cylindrical, purplish-black segments with alternate yellow and crimson bands. Head armed with two long spines, segments with dorsal and lateral rows of fine spines.

Photos taken @ HortPark, SG 20120428

Source: Wikipedia

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