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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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Uncommon
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Distribution
Distribution in Hong Kong
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Widely distributed in woodland throughout Hong Kong.
Global Distribution
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N half of India to China, Hainan, Indo-China, Malay peninsula
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References
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More on Butterfly in HK
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Bascombe, M.J., Johnston, G., Bascombe, F.S. 1999. The butterflies of Hong Kong. Academic Press.
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Young, J.J., Yiu, V. 2002. Butterfly Watching in Hong Kong. Wan Li Book Co Ltd.
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