Thai Butterflies

Its been a while since my post about caterpillars and there have been many posts since then and my blog has changed and evolved. It seems only fitting that now I do the same for my post about caterpillars and show them in their metamorphosed forms as the winged beauties they really are.

This post won’t be wordy or a long read, just a collection of some of the pictures I’ve taken as a way to showcase the amazing diversity of butterflies that can be found here in Thailand.

So here it is…..

Blue Pansy
Blue Pansy (Junonia orithya)

 

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Clipper (Parthenos sylvia)clipper1
Tailed Jay.JPG
Tailed Jay (Graphium agamemnon)
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Common Tiger (Danaus genutia)
Yellow Helen 1
Yellow Helen (Papilio nephelus)
Yellow Helen 2
Yellow Helen (Papilio nephelus)

 

lemon pansy
Lemon Pansy (Junonia lemonias)
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Royal Assyrian (Terinos terpander)
Fivebar Swordtail
Fivebar swordtail (Graphium antiphates)
grey pansy
Grey Pansy (Junonia atlites)
Dark Posy 1
Dark Posy (Drupadia theda)
Common Blue Bottle 1
Common Bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon)
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Common Tiger (Danaus genutia)
Common Jay
Common Jay (Graphium doson)

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Common Rose (Pachliopta aristochiae)
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Great Egg-fly (Hypolimnas bolina)
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Blue Glassy Tiger (Ideopsis vulgaris)
Leopard Lacewing
Leopard Lacewing (Cethosia cyane)
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Branded Yeoman (Algia fasciata fasciata)
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Unidentified Amata sp.
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Unidentified Skipper sp.

I could go on and on with this list but I sense some people might fall asleep at their keyboards if i do so I’ll leave it at a nice even 20 species. I hope this has given you a little taste of the diversity of butterflies here in Thailand

If you’d like to see more butterflies you can click here Butterflies for a full photo gallery of all the butterflies I’ve  seen (over 100 species so far)

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