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Butterflies of Thailand, Malaysia & Borneo
Mountain Tiger
Parantica sita  KOLLAR, 1844
Family - NYMPHALIDAE
subfamily - DANAINAE
Tribe -
Parantica sita  Yunnan, China Tony Hoare
Introduction
The subfamily Danainae, which includes the Monarchs & Tigers, Nymphs and Crows, comprises of about 190 species worldwide.
There are 42 species in the genus Parantica, whose representatives occur variously from India to the islands of the South Pacific.
Parantica sita is one of the most widespread species, being distributed from northern India to Korea and Japan, and south to the West Malaysian peninsula.  
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To be completed.
Lifecycle
The larval foodplants include Asclepias, Cynanchum, Heterostemma, Hoya, Marsdenia, MetaplexisStephanotis and Tylophora.
Adult behaviour

To be completed.

 

 

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