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Limenitis glorifica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Limenitis
Higher classification  Limenitis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Limenitis glorifica
Rank  Species
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Similar  Butterfly, Neptis pryeri, Neptis philyra, Nephargynnis anadyomene, Nymphalidae

limenitis glorifica


Limenitis glorifica, the Honshu white admiral, is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. L. glorifica is endemic to the island of Honshu, in Japan, where it is found in temperate open or shrubland habitats.

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Eggs are laid almost exclusively on Lonicera japonica.

Biological pest control

The release of the Honshu white admiral into New Zealand was approved in August 2013. The butterfly is being introduced to control Lonicera japonica, which is a pest plant in New Zealand.

References

Limenitis glorifica Wikipedia


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