Open Wings Paper Kite - Idea leuconoe

Lepidoptera

Joined November 2010

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Paper Kite – Idea leuconoe



The Paper Kite, Rice Paper, or Large Tree Nymph, butterfly (Idea leuconoe) is known especially for its presence in butterfly greenhouses. The Paper Kite is of Southeast Asian origin.

Larvae feed on Parsonia species, Tylophora hispida, Parsonsia helicandra, Parsonsia spiralis, and Cynanchum formosanum.
Source: Wikipedia


Featured in HIGH QUALITY IMAGES on May 12/2011


Featured in All Creatures Great & Small on May 11/2011


Featured in GEMS on January 29/2011

Artwork Comments

  • Ray Clarke
  • naturelover
  • Johan  Nijenhuis
  • ienemien
  • Diana Graves Photography
  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
  • Dan & Emma Monceaux
  • Lepidoptera
  • Renee Blake
  • InPort
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