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Apr 242012
 

Malay Lacewing (Cethosia biblis)

My choice for the most beautiful butterfly in Southern Asia is the MalayLacewing (Cethosia biblis). A member of the Nymphalidae family with it’s origin thought to be in the Philippines, this lacewing prefers Passifloria species (passion flower) for feeding.

Malay Lacewing (Cethosia biblis)

Malay Lacewing (Cethosia biblis)

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Steven Scott

Steven Scott

Steven Scott is a photonaturalist blogger based in Florida and Maine. He has surveyed butterflies with Earthwatch Institute in the mountains of Vietnam, tagged juvenile snook with Mote Marine Laboratory in the mangroves of Florida and filmed a BioBlitz insect survey in Acadia National Park. A registered nurse and retired Army officer, Steven believes man is an integral part of nature and travels annually to Vietnam with humanitarian medical teams from Vets With a Mission.

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