Bhutanitis lidderdalii ocellatomaculata  Igarashi,1979

The Bhutan Glory – ผีเสื้อภูฐาน

Bhutanitis lidderdalii lidderdalii – West Bhutan September 2018

This species is considered extinct in Thailand. Was first discovered in Chiang Dao mountain in 1975 and quickly heavily captured to sell to collectors worldwide. In few years the small population was exterminated due to the heavy captures and for a great fire that destroyed the delicate environment.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This