The Striped Blue Crow (Euploea mulciber) The common name for this species describes the female butterfly, where the hindwing is striped with narrow white streaks. The male has a bright blue-shot forewings above and a reddish brown hindwing. The undersides are drably coloured with white submarginal spots.
The Blue Glassy Tiger (Ideopsis vulgaris macrina). The Blue Glassy Tiger is distasteful to potential predators because of it’s toxins derived from plants the caterpillars and adults feed on. The butterflies are very fond of Heliotropium indicum.
The Great Mormon (Papilio memnon). These are known for their mimicry displayed by the numerous forms of its females which mimic inedible red-bodied Swallowtails, such as the Common Rose and the Crimson Rose.
The Clipper (Parthenos sylvia) Host plants: The caterpillars are known to feed on Adenia palmata and Tinospora cordifolia. Fun Fact: The Clipper butterfly can be found is a variety of different colours such as blue, green, brown and gold. 🦋