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Some of butterflies you will see on a Bali Bird Walk (as illustrated in Victor's - Butterflies of Bali)
       

A SHORT LIST of the BUTTERFLIES

YOU WILL SEE around UBUD


 

ENGLISH NAME

 

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DESCRIPTION


1. The Helena Birdwing

  Troidea helena Our biggest and brighttest species, all velvety black and gold.
2.

The Great Mormon

 

  Papilio memnon He is the black Princes and you may be lucky enough to meet several of his wives.
3.

The Swift Peacock

 

  Papilio peranthus Only here and in java may you see it - brilliant iridescent blue green.
4.

The Giant Orange Tip

 

  Hebomoia glaucippe Very local, you may see it ini a forested ravine where the natal foodplant grows.
5.

The Giant Crow

 

  Euploea phaenareta You are sure of seeing this huge beast, especially the females laying on toxic Dogbane.
6.

The Common Palmfly

 

  Elymnias hypermnestra Observve with wonder both male and female which appear as two totally separate species.
7.

The Palm King

 

  Amathusia phidippus Behold this reclusive monster jinking along a well-shade country lane.
8.

The Red Lacewing

 

  Cethosia biblis Thrill to the unexpected appearance of this most brilliant of all tropical butterflies.
9.

The Peacock Pansy

 

  Junonia almana Everywhere in the fields will you find it - brilliant rust and dancing in all directions
10.

The Commander

 

  Moduza procris Marvel at the fleeting flight of this beautiful nymph, neas forest and rushing stream.
11.

The Common Sailer

 

  Neptis hylas Guaranteed a glimpse of this boldly banded beauty sailing on the ocean green, and more.
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