Lyssa zampa: Tropical swallowtail moth

Lyssa zampa, which is also known as the tropical swallowtail moth is a species of moth of the family Uraniidae. It can be found from Himalaya to Borneo and the Malay Peninsula.


The moth has a wingspan of 100–160 mm. The moth is most abundant from June to November depending on the location.


The larvae feed on Endospermum and other members of the rubber tree family [Euphorbiaceae].

Photos: Singapore [20140524]

Source: Wikipedia


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