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Butterflies of temperate Asia
Orange Punch
Dodona egeon  WESTWOOD, 1851
Family - RIODINIDAE
subfamily - RIODININAE
Tribe -
Dodona egeon Yunnan, China Andrew Neild
Introduction
There are 18 species in the genus Dodona. The highest concentration of species is in the Himalayan foothills. The most widespread species is the Tailed Punch Dodona eugenes which is found in India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, West Malaysia, China and Taiwan. At the opposite extreme is Dodona chrysapha which is confined to the slopes of the volcano Gunung Gede in Java.
Dodona egeon occurs in Assam, Burma and Yunnan, China.
Habitats
To be completed.
Lifecycle
The larval foodplants of egeon are not recorded, but plants used by other Dodona species include Maesa ( Myrsinaceae ), various grasses ( Poaceae ) and bamboo Bambusa ( Bambuseae ).
Adult behaviour

To be completed.

 

 

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