Butterflies

Another fascinating part of field herping, along with all the other natural wonders we encounter, is the invertebrates! This forum is dedicated to both field and captive invertebrates.

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Butterflies

Post by orionmystery » July 7th, 2013, 5:42 am

Beautiful Rajah Brooke's birdwing butterfly (Trogonoptera brookiana) puddling on wet sandy floor of forest stream.
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IMG_7700 copy by Kurt (Hock Ping GUEK) orionmystery.blogspot.com, on Flickr

A faded male(?) Harlequin (Taxila haquinus haquinus).
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IMG_7421 copy by Kurt (Hock Ping GUEK) orionmystery.blogspot.com, on Flickr

A slightly tattered butterfly. Amathuxidia amythaon dilucida (Koh-I-Noor).
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IMG_6743v2 copy by Kurt (Hock Ping GUEK) orionmystery.blogspot.com, on Flickr

Dark jungle glory, Thaumantis noureddin noureddin
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IMG_6313 copy by Kurt (Hock Ping GUEK) orionmystery.blogspot.com, on Flickr

Very skittish and wouldn't pose. Record shot only. Zeuxidia aurelius (Giant Saturn)?
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IMG_5510 copy by Kurt (Hock Ping GUEK) orionmystery.blogspot.com, on Flickr

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