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Sasakia charonda Hewitson, 1863

Самец  Sasakia charonda


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Apaturinae genus Sasakia → species Sasakia charonda

Species name(s)

Sasakia charonda Hewitson, 1863 = Diadema charonda Hewitson, 1863.

Japanese Emperor


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Primary colors

Red, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  Sasakia charonda

Detailed information with references

Larva food plants

  • Celtis sinensis. [9]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Sasakia charonda


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Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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25.07.2009 20:32, Vasiliy Feoktistov

"Japanese perelivnitsa" or "Japanese impertor" famous for being considered the emblem of Japan (in this country there is a cult of butterflies).

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