Butterflies in Don Chao Poo Forest, Phana

Elliot Capp, one of the researchers from Exeter University who spent three months in Phana earlier this year, has identified twelve species of butterfly from the photos he took in Don Chao Poo Forest. There are a few more that he has not yet identified but here are the ones he has identified so far.

IMG_4571 papillo memnon Papilio memnon – Great Mormon

 IMG_4584 Precis atlites or Junonia Precis atlites – Grey Pansy

IMG_4588 Catopsillia pyranthe male  Catopsilia pyranthe male – Mottled Emigrant male

IMG_4675 Catopsillia pyranthe female  Catopsilia pyranthe female – Mottled Emigrant female

IMG_4725 lebadea Martha  Lebadea martha – The Knight

IMG_5271 Cheritra freja  Cheritra freja – The Common Imperial

IMG_5398  Lexias dirtea male  Lexias dirtea male – The Archduke male

IMG_5745 Pachliopta species  Pachliopta species

IMG_6070 Danaus genutia  Danaus genutia – The Common Tiger

IMG_6090 Danaus Limniace Danaus limniace – Blue Tiger Butterfly

IMG_6201 Precis hierta Precis hierta hitrea– Yellow Pansy

IMG_6224 Precis hierta Precis hierta hitrea– Yellow Pansy

IMG_6825 Eoploea core Euploea core – The common Crow

Thanks to Elliot for drawing attention to the diversity of fauna in Don Chao Poo Forest – and for his wonderful photos.

About isantraveller

I have been in and around North-East Thailand for more years than I can recall. I now live here permanently. I have travelled in 32 countries on 3 continents (Europe, Asia, Africa) so I am a bit of a traveller.
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