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Euthalia lubentina lubentina
Gaudy Baron
Animal Group: Butterfly
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Description: Caterpillars feed on Macrosolen cochinchinensis and Scurrula parasitica. Wingspan ranges from 60 to 70mm. Sexual dimorphism. They occur from March to November.
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Conservation Status
AFCD Assessment
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Distribution in Hong Kong
Widely distributed in woodland throughout Hong Kong.
Global Distribution
N half of India to China, Hainan, Indo-China, Malay peninsula
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Photo Gallery
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More on Butterfly in HK
Bascombe, M.J., Johnston, G., Bascombe, F.S. 1999. The butterflies of Hong Kong. Academic Press.
Young, J.J., Yiu, V. 2002. Butterfly Watching in Hong Kong. Wan Li Book Co Ltd.
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