Vagrans sinha sinha

Kollar 1844 - The Vagrant

Koh Samui only.

This is a migratory species, and has only been seen on Samui very occasionally. It is fond of settling on the ground, rather than vegetation.

Flight Period

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55 - 65mm

Early Stages

Fully known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resources: S. Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume.1 , Page 382.

Larval Foodplant

Dillenia excelsa (Dilleniaceae), Flacourtia rukum, Flacourtia indica (both Flacourtiaceae), Homalium tomentosum(Fagaceae)


India to Thailand. Other subspecies from Malaysia, China to several Pacific Islands.