Drupadia ravindra moorei

Distant 1882 - Common Posy

The smaller of the two Drupadia species found on the Island, distinguished by the much darker underside hindwing markings.

It can be found in forests and at their edges.

Flight Period

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20 - 31mm

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

Derris scandens (Papilionaceae) and Saraca thaipingensis (Caealpiniaceae)


Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Other subspecies found in North-East India, Myanmar, Northern Thailand and Indo-China through to the Philippines