Zela zeus optima

Fruhstorfer 1911 - Orange-Ciliate Palmer

All species in this Genus are considered very rare throughout their ranges. This one is no exception, and can only be found in dense forest.

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36 - 38mm.

Early Stages

Not known.

Larval Foodplant

Not known.


Assam, Myanmar, Peninsular Thailand and the Langkawi Is. (W. Malaysia). Other subspecies in West Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines.