Wings on Wednesday – butterflies of Nepal

There were other winged animals in Nepal – also a lot of them. But with the butterflies I have more problems with identification. I tried my best. Can you help me or know anyone who could? Thank you!

ascia monuste?

Atrophaneura aristolochiae - Common Rose -

Vanessa cardui - Distelfalter - Painted Lady

big mormon?

Junonia iphita - Chocolate Pansy

Danaus chrysippus - Kleiner Monarch - Plain Tiger

Pieris brassicae - Grosser Kohlweissling - Large White


papilio syfanius?

Colias croceus - Postillon - Dark Clouded Yellow

Junonia almana - Asiatisches Stiefmütterchen - Peacock Pansy

unknown 1

Neptis hylas - Common Sailer

unknown 2

Junonia lemonias - Lemon Pansy

unknown 3

Symbrenthia lilaea - Common Jester

sort of Jezebel

Pontia daplidice - Bath White

Papilio demoleus - Common Lime Butterfly

~ by Natalie on August 18, 2010.

9 Responses to “Wings on Wednesday – butterflies of Nepal”

  1. Oh Sorry, I do not think I can help you for the ID of these nice butterflies, but what I can say is that you got splendid pictures of them and that you saw a lot… That’s beautiful by itself 😉

  2. Thank you Chris for your nice comment. I am also very pleased to have seen and photographed that many wonderful butterflies!

  3. butterflies really are a piece of art. Arn´t they?

  4. Can’t help you with the ID’s- I’m amazed by how many you saw and actually got photos of. We just don’t seem to have too many around here on a regular basis.

  5. Awesome series of butterflies, your photos are wonderful. Cool to see butterflies from Nepal.

  6. What a wonderful collection of butterflies, unbelievable!

  7. Die sind alle wunderschoen! Der 2te ist allerdings mein Favorit, so extrem schoene Farben :)!

  8. Thank you all for your nice comments – well, even if we don’t know the name, they’re still beautiful 🙂

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