Quantcast
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)

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.


Leave a Comment

Add Comment Register



 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>



Top-Viewed Posts Last 30 Days

  1. Poll: Should hunting of black bears in Florida be allowed? » [2022 Views]
  2. In Photos: “Drunk” mountain gorilla punches wildlife photographer » [1183 Views]
  3. Inaguan Lyretail: Scientists Unveil New Species of Hummingbird » [1139 Views]
  4. Poll: Should the illegal trapping of birds in Cyprus be stopped? » [777 Views]
  5. Hilarious Video: Attenborough interrupted by Bird of Paradise » [754 Views]
  6. Owl attacks joggers and steals their hats » [671 Views]
  7. Fishermen get crafty to circumvent shark fin ban » [662 Views]
  8. Poll: Should Zimbabwe be allowed to export baby elephants? » [626 Views]
  9. VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 28 Feb 2015 » [603 Views]
  10. Desert Tawny Owl: New Species of Bird Discovered » [599 Views]

Top-Viewed Posts Last 12 Months

  1. » POLL: Should the ban on fox hunting be relaxed in the UK? [10682 Views]
  2. Petition: Stop Lion Canned Hunting in South Africa – Shocking Video » [4435 Views]
  3. Komodo and its Dragons » [4100 Views]
  4. POLL: Should bear hunting be banned in the US? » [3773 Views]
  5. POLL: Should lion canned hunting be banned in South Africa? » [3480 Views]
  6. POLL: Should the slaughter of wolves in British Columbia be banned? » [2917 Views]
  7. Join the 1st World Giraffe Day and help save these gentle giants » [2779 Views]
  8. POLL: Should the trophy hunting of giraffes be banned? » [2658 Views]
  9. POLL: Should the wolf hunting contest in Idaho be stopped? » [2648 Views]
  10. POLL: Should the Dolphin Slaughter in Taiji Cove be stopped? » [2450 Views]