Friday, 9 December 2016

215. Pareronia anais anais (The Common Wanderer)

Number: 215
Family: Pieriidae
Sub-Family: Pieriinae
Species: Pareronia anais anais (Lesson, 1837)
Common name(s): The Common Wanderer
Photography location : Da Nang (Quang Nam Prov.)

According to Monastyrskii  & Devyatkin (2016), 3 Pareronia species have been recorded in Vietnam: P. anais anais, P. paravatar, P. avatar.

Male Pareronia anais on Lantana flowers - an extremely popular nectar source for a wide variety of butterflies. Specimen from central Vietnam (March 2016) - I haven't yet encountered this species in my habitual butt hunting grounds in the North 

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