Taxila haquinus haquinus

Fabricius 1793 - The Harlequin

A beautiful, but rare species which can only be found in wooded areas.

Flight Period

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35 - 45mm

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

In Singapore, it has been bred on Ardenia elliptica (Mrysinaceae)


Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Other subspecies may be found in Central Thailand, Northern Thailand and Myanmar, and also throughout the rest of Sundaland, including Palawan (Philippines).