Polyura hebe chersonesus: Plain Nawab Butterfly

Polyura is the genus of nawab butterflies. They belong to the brush-footed butterfly subfamily Charaxinae, or leafwing butterflies.


Polyura hebe chersonesus [species in Malaysia], Polyura hebe plautus [species in Singapore] are medium sized robust butterflies.

Life History of the Plain Nawab [Polyura hebe plautus] can be found on Butterflycircle blog.

Photo: Penang Butterfly Garden, Malaysia 2002


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