BUTTERFLY AND MOTH OF BORNEO
More than 290 species of butterfly and moth have been recorded in Kinabalu of Sabah. More than 280 recorded in Mulu of Sarawak. 3 out of 43 species of swallowtail butterfly are rare species. They are : Graphium procles, Troides andromache and Papilio ancheron.
Malay red harlequin ( Paralaxita damajanti )
Red harlequin ( Paralaxita telesia ) Found in peat swamp forest of Matang.
unknown moth - this one looks like butterfly but in fact it is a species of moth !( the antennae of this species is without a club)
Unknown species....could be Peacock royal (Pratapa cippus maxentius ????) - found at Batang Kayan.
Malay Yeoman (Cirrochroa emalea)
Cruiser ( Vindula dejone)
Vagrant (Vagrans egista)
Chocolate tiger ?? ( Parantica melaneus ?? )
Striped blue crow ( Euploea mulciber )
Baron ( Euthalia aconthea )
Orange gull ( Cepora iudith )
Painted jezebel ( Delias hyparete )
Common grass yellow ( Eurema hecabe )
Malayan bush brown ( Mycalesis fusca)
Dark brand bush brown (Mycalesis mineus)
Striped ringlet (Ragadia makuta)
Unidentified species - found at Siburan.
Archduke (Lexias pardalis)
Unidentified species - found at Bau.
Common tit ( Hypolycaena erylus )
Branded imperial ( Eooxylides tharis )
Chocolate pansy ( Precis iphita )
Blue pansy ( Precis orithya )
Peacock pansy (Precis almana)
Little map-wing ( Cyrestis lutea )
Bright red velvet bob ( Koruthaialos sindu )
Great Jay ( Graphium eurypylus )
Common bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon)
Lime butterfly (Papilio demoleus??) - it is unusual to find this species in Borneo !!!
The chrysalis of swallowtail butterfly
MOTH OF BORNEO (to view the photo of the moth taken by me)
MORE ABOUT BUTTERFLY OF BORNEO (from my old website)