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Epicopeia polydora

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Epicopeiidae
Scientific name  Epicopeia polydora
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Genus  Epicopeia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Epicopeia, Butterflies and moths, Epicopeiidae, Epicopeia mencia, Epicopeia hainesii

Moth epicopeia polydora


Epicopeia polydora is a moth of the Epicopeiidae family. It is found in south-east Asia, including India (Assam), Vietnam and Thailand.

The wingspan is 85–100 mm. The wings are deep black with red, white and shining metallic blue markings. They mimic butterflies of the Papilio genus. It is a day-flying moth.

References

Epicopeia polydora Wikipedia


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