Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Common Map Butterfly (イシガケチョウ) Ishigakechou in Okinawa

Cyrestis thyodamas, butterfly, flowers

Latin Name: Cyrestis thyodamas

 

 

Common Name: Common Map Butterfly

 

 

It gets the name from resembling a map, with all the lines on the wings.

There are several similar looking one in the family of this species.

They are found throughout Asia and Southeast Asia.

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