Moduza procris milonia

Fruhstorfer 1906 - The Common Commander

Koh Samui and Koh Pha Ngan.

Sexes similar.

A common forest edge species, regularly found near rivers and streams.

Flight Period



50 - 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

Anthocephalus chinensis, Morinda angustifolia, Morinda tomentosa, Nauclea orientalis, Timonius wallichiana and Uncaria homomalla (all Rubiaceae)


Peninsular Thailand and Malay Peninsular. Other subspecies from Sri Lanka, India to S. China and Lesser Sunda Islands.