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  Graphium sarpedon luctatius (Fruhstorfer, 1907)
  Family Name : Papilionidae

  Taxonomic Group : Invertebrates (Butterfly and Moth)

  Common Names : Common Bluebottle

  Chinese Name : 青凤蝶

 
Common Bluebottle
  • Description
    • Size :
      80 mm
      Description :
      The Common Bluebottle has a bluish-green macular band which runs from the apex of the forewing to the inner margin of the hindwing on both the upper and underside of the butterfly's wings. The hindwing has a series of blue submarginal spots on the hindwing on the upperside, and an additional red spotting on the underside of the hindwing. There is a red spot near the base of the hindwing on the underside as well.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Occasionally, large number of butterflies congregate at one spot. Females are rarer, but often seen feeding at flowering bushes.

      Host Plant: Cinnamomum iners
      Habitats :
      Forest, Parks & Gardens, Urban
  • Status
    • Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Butterfly Circle. http://www.butterflycircle.com/ 
      Khew, S.K. 2010. A field guide to the butterflies of Singapore. Singapore: Ink On Paper Communications Pte Ltd. 342pp 

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