Pantoporia paraka paraka

Butler 1879 - The Perak Lascar

Koh Samui only.

A local species on Samui, which, up to now only been found at higher elevations, though this is not the case on them mainland.

It can be differentiated for the similar P. hordonia by having both the forewing submarginal lines orange.

Flight Period



38- 40mm

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

Dalbergia candenatensis, Dalbergia rostrata (both Leguminosae) and Cnestis palala (Connaraceae)


Thailand, Assam to Sundaland, with other subspecies on Nias and Mentawi Islands.