Monday, June 10, 2013

The Smaller Wood Nymph, Ideopsis gaura perakana (Fruhstorfer)

This butterfly is common in the hills, sometimes found also in the plains on the edge of forests and can often be seen gliding like a small Idea, sometimes visiting flowering bushes. They breed on a species of Hoya found in certain localities in Raub.

Habitat indicator

RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN






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Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurences, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct



S3S5
S3S5




2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
S3
S1S1S1S3S3S1S2S3S1S2S3S1S2S3
S3S3S3
2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S3
S3
S3







S2S3

S3S5
S3S5
2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S3











2017
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec


 S1S3S5
 S5
S5
S5S16S24 
S






2018
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec


















Above 4 photos from 15 June 2013 @ 13:44.


04 Jan 2014 @ 11:46

20 June 2014 @ 11:37


Above 2 photos 04 Dec 2015 @ 12:09

the Hoya spp with lightly crenulated edges which the Smaller Wood Nymph was seen to frequent.

 12:48

13:49
Above pictures 29 June 2017



Above pictures 22 July 2017 @ 10:53

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