Parthenos sp.: Clipper butterfly

Parthenos sylvia philippensis

Parthenos sylvia lilacinus

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The clippers [Parthenos] are a genus of butterflies found in Southeast Asia. Parthenos sylvia is widespread, occurring from Assam and Burma to , to Sri Lanka, Indochina, the Philippines, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Parthenos tigrina and Parthenos aspila are endemic to New Guinea and adjacent islands.

Photo: Callaway Butterfly Center, Pine Mountains, GA, USA [20150906]

Source: Wikipedia


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