Species: Kaniska canace canace (Linnaeus, 1763)
Common name(s): The Blue Admiral
Photography location: Tam Dao foothills (Vinh Phuc Prov.)
Kaniska is a monotypic genus.
Kaniska canace is a very widespread species can be found as far north as southeastern Siberia, west to Japan and Korea, east to India and Taiwan and south to Sri Lanka, Burma and parts of Indonesia with a number of well marked geographic races.