Phalanta alcippe alcippoides

Moore 1900 - The Small Leopard

Koh Samui only.

Sexes identical.

This is the less common, and smaller, of the two Phalanta species. This is found in forest clearings and forest edges.

Flight Period

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35 - 40mm

Early Stages

Fully known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resources: S. Igarishi - Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume.1 , Page 381.

Larval Foodplant

Rinorea virgata (Violaceae)


India, Burma, Malay Peninsular, Sumatra, Borneo. Other subspecies along the Indonesian archipelago through to the Solomon Islands.