Cethosia cyane: Leopard Lacewing butterfly


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


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


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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