Archduke, male Lexias pardalis

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    This impressive butterfly was found resting on plant leaves on a forest trail in Khao Luang National Park, near Khao Yai, Peninuslar Thailand in February 2012. It has a range from NE India through Myanamar, Thailand to The Philippines. Very similar to Black-tipped Archduke but it has the yellow tips to the antennae in both maes and females.

    Rahul Singh Lamba, yokopakumayoko, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Graham Ekins 25 months ago | reply

      Hi all, THank you for your kind comments about the Arch Duke. It was a really beautiful butterfly.

    2. pieceoflace photography 25 months ago | reply

      Pretty butterfly and nice open wing shot of it.

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      Excelente, buena fotografía !!!, saludos.
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    3. pieceoflace photography 25 months ago | reply

      Awesome Blues on this Butterfly!
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    5. angiud 24 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! Should be The Archduke (Lexias pardalis), see the red tips of the antennae.

      Great shot!
      Thank you for sharing your butterfly here:

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    6. Graham Ekins 24 months ago | reply

      Thanks Antonio, I have adjusted the latin name.

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