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 Artists Universe on December 28/2012
Featured in Winged Insects Group on December 22/2012
Featured in Closeups in Nature on November 12/2012
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