BUTTERFLYING IN SOUTH SULAWESI (3) – Lycaenidae

Sulawesi is an island in Indonesia.  It is the world’s 11th largest island.  There are about 560 known species of butterflies.  239 of them (>40%) are endemic to the region.  We visited the place around end September.  The weather had been dry since March.  It was definitely not the peak season for butterflies.

Allotinus macassarensis 銼灰蝶屬
Allotinus macassarensis 銼灰蝶屬
Curetis tagalica 銀灰蝶屬
Curetis tagalica 銀灰蝶屬
Bindahara phocides
Bindahara phocides
Arhopala hercules 嬈灰蝶屬
Arhopala hercules 嬈灰蝶屬
Hypolycaena sipylus
Hypolycaena sipylus
Castalius fasciatus 豹灰蝶屬
Castalius fasciatus 豹灰蝶屬
Psychonotis piepersii
Psychonotis piepersii

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