Euploea sylvester harrisii


C & R Felder 1865 - The Double-branded Blue Crow

Koh Samui only.

A rare species on Samui, usually found in and around forested areas.

Both sexes have the upperside forewing brightly suffused with iridescent blue. The male is unusual as it has two brands on the forewing upperside.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

65 - 80mm

Early Stages

Only partially known.

Larval Foodplant

Ichneocarpus frutescens (Apocynaceae)

Range

Sri Lanka, India, throughout tropical Asia through to New Guinea, Australia and the Bismarck Islands.