Burara vasutana  (Moore,[1866])

The Orange-tailed Awlet – ผีเสื้อหน้าเข็มปีกมนหางส้ม

Chiang Dao (Chiang Mai) 5 April 2017

Tat Mok National Park (Phetchabum) 25 October 2016

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.

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