Athyma kanwa kanwa

Moore 1858 - The Dot-dash Sergeant

Koh Samui only.

This species was found in some numbers by Masashi Maruyama in 2000. However, no sign of it has been made since my arrival in 2007. This may well be owing to its similarity, in flight, to other members of this Genus.

Flight Period



45 - 60mm.

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

Uncaria spp. (Rubiaceae)


From India, down through Myanmar, Peninsular Thailand, West Malaysia to Singapore.