Euploea camaralzeman malayica
English : Malayan crow
French : Papillon-corbeau de Malaisie
Class : Insecta
Order : Lepidoptera
Family : Nymphalidae
Notes : 6 other subspecies known.
The species reaches a wingspan of a 8 cm. Head and thorax black with white spots, black abdomen. Dark brown wings with two rows of white spots on edges and additional white spots on forewing. Underside is similar.
Range and habitat
The species occurs in South-East Asia, from Vietnam and Myanmar to Philippines, south to Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo. Subspecies found in Peninsular Malaysia, Langkawi and Sumatra. Lives in forests and humid woodlands.
IUCN RED LIST : NOT LISTED
CITES : Not listed
Status : The species apparently remains common in the wild but only lives in forests. Therefore it could become threatened by deforestation in the future.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
Back to “Butterflies and relatives” page