Amathusia phidippus phidippus: Palmking Butterfly

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The Palmking [Amathusia phidippus] is a butterfly found in India and Southeast Asia. It belongs to the Morphinae, a subfamily of the Brush-footed butterflies.

Wingspan: 112–122 mm.

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^ Sipping sap or juice from a tiny hole on mangrove plant air root.

This butterfly is widely distributed across parts of India, Myanmar, Indo China, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesian archipelago and the Philippines.

Photos: Pasir Ris Park and Nature Reserve, Singapore [20160306]

Source: Wikipedia

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