Euploea modesta modesta

Butler 1866 - The Plain Blue Crow

Koh Samui only.

A rare species on Samui, found back in February 1988 by M. Maruyama. Not seen since, but its similar appearance to other members of the genus may mean that it has been overlooked.

Flight Period



65 - 75mm

Early Stages

Only partially known.

Larval Foodplant

Ficus racemosa (Moraceae)


Myanmar to Vietnam and the Malay Peninsular. Other subspecies found along the Indonesian archipelago to New Guinea and the Bismarks.