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.
Featured in A Moment in Time on May 10/2011
Featured in Artists Universe on May 8/2011
Featured in HIGH QUALITY IMAGES on May 6/2011
Featured It’s in the detail on February 20/2011