Danaus melanippus hegesippus: Black Veined Tiger Butterfly

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The black veined tiger, white tiger, common tiger, or eastern common tiger [Danaus melanippus] is a butterfly species found in tropical Asia which belongs to the “crows and tigers”, that is, the danaine group of the brush-footed butterflies family.

It ranges from Assam in eastern India through Southeast Asia south to Indonesia, and eastwards to the Philippines and through southern China to Taiwan.

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^ Subspecie Danaus melanippus hegesippus – Peninsular Malaya, Langkawi, Singapore, Sumatra, Bangka, Belitung.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160228]

Source: Wikipedia

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