Neptis leucoporos cresina

Fruhstorfer 1908 - The Burmese Sailor(Grey Sailor)

Koh Samui only.

Sexes similar.

An uncommon species, but that may be due to its similarity to other members of this genus causing misidentification in the field. Found at the edges of forests and in forest clearings.

Flight Period

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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

Gironniera hirta (Ulmaceae)


S. Burma, peninsular Thailand and Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo. Other subspecies from Nais, Mentawi Islands, Java and Tonkin.