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Eooxylides Doherty 1889


Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Loxurini


A small southeast Asian genus of striking orange hairstreaks with luxuriant white hindwing tails.

Other Names for Eooxylides Doherty 1889


Corbet, A. S., Pendlebury, H. M. & Eliot, J. N. 1992 The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Kuala Lumpur: Malayan Nature Society.

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Scientific Name Eooxylides tharis
Location Venus Drive forest, Singapore
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Behavior Branded Imperial, shares the sugar out from Smilax bracteata, which is his obligate food plant, with ants.
Source DSC_0540 Sharing the sugar
Source Collection Flickr
Copyright © 2007 Yixiong Cai
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