Tagiades japetus atticus


Fabricius 1793 - Common Snow Flat

Easily, the most common member of this genus. Found in all habitats, throught the Island.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

38 - 45mm.

Early Stages

Known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resource: ButterflyCircle Blog (courtesy of Dr. Horace Tan.)

Larval Foodplant

Dioscorea alata (Dioscoreaceae)

Range

S. Myanmar, the Malay Peninsular, Sumatra, Nais and the Mentawai Is. Other subspecies from Sri Lanka through Indo-China to Australia and the Solomon Is.