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Kallima inachus Boisduval, 1846

Имаго  Kallima inachus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Nymphalinae tribe Kallimini genus Kallima → species Kallima inachus

Species name(s)

Kallima inachus Boisduval, 1846 = inachus (Boisduval, 1846) = Kallima formosana Fruhstorfer.

Dead Leaf


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Orange, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Kallima inachus

Detailed information with references

Larva food plants

  • Acanthus spp. [9]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Kallima inachus


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17.06.2009 14:58, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Butterfly is famous as an example of protective coloration, as well as being in form (with folded wings) is strikingly similar dry leaf.

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