Dec 2019 - Sulawesi, Indonesia (moth observation upload pending)

The destination for our 2019 year end butterfly trip is Sulawesi and our target was to photograph the Sulawesi Giant Swordtail - Graphium androches.

We visited Kali waterfall, Ranowawa waterfall and Tangkuku National Park in the north, Bantimurung National Park in the south and photographed many endemic, magnificent and gorgeous butterflies.


Graphium codrus , Delias rosenbergi


Moduza lymire, Euploea redtenbacheri

I added 420 observations and 160+ species from Sulawesi to iNaturalist.
For butterflies I have added 50+ new species to Sulawesi butterfly list on iNaturalist


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The black sand beach of Tangkoko National Park.

North Sulawesi : 109 species and 240+ observations

South Sulawesi : 100 species and 210+ observations

Posted by gancw1 gancw1, March 10, 2020 02:26 PM

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December 8, 2019 10:53 AM +08

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December 8, 2019 11:30 AM +08

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December 8, 2019 10:02 AM +08

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December 9, 2019 12:42 PM +08

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Great Orange Tip (Hebomoia glaucippe)

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December 13, 2019 09:13 AM +08

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December 11, 2019 02:23 PM +08

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Male

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December 12, 2019 11:35 AM +08

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Painted Handmaiden Moth (Euchromia polymena)

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December 11, 2019 09:23 AM +08

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Ismare Tiger (Sulawesi) (Danaus ismare ssp. fulvus)

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December 10, 2019 12:35 PM +08

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Long-branded Blue Crow Butterfly (Euploea algea)

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December 2019

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Westwood's King Crow (Euploea westwoodii)

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December 10, 2019 12:29 PM +08

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Blanchard’s Ghost (Idea blanchardii)

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December 10, 2019 08:36 AM +08

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December 11, 2019 09:41 AM +08

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December 11, 2019 07:37 AM +08

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December 11, 2019 08:01 AM +08

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December 9, 2019 06:58 AM +08

Description

Male - FW cells 4, 5 and 6 are white, in females they are yellow

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December 11, 2019 01:07 PM +08

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December 11, 2019 10:22 AM +08

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December 12, 2019 02:15 PM +08

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December 11, 2019 09:13 AM +08

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Common Birdwing (Troides helena)

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December 9, 2019 04:31 PM +08

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December 12, 2019 09:20 AM +08

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December 12, 2019 11:16 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 09:23 AM +08

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December 9, 2019 12:22 PM +08

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Great Jay (Graphium eurypylus)

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December 12, 2019 10:09 AM +08

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Milon's Swallowtail (Graphium milon)

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December 10, 2019 12:57 PM +08

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December 10, 2019 09:08 AM +08

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Rhesus Swordtail (Graphium rhesus)

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December 12, 2019 11:36 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 11:03 AM +08

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Green Dragontail Butterfly (Lamproptera meges)

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December 29, 2019 11:52 AM +08

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Giant Swordtail (Graphium androcles)

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December 30, 2019 02:28 PM +08

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December 29, 2019 02:57 PM +08

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December 31, 2019 10:16 AM +08

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December 29, 2019 02:20 PM +08

Description

Surendra sp ?

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December 31, 2019 09:43 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 09:47 AM +08

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White Ciliate Blue (Anthene licates)

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December 30, 2019 11:19 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 11:30 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 09:17 AM +08

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Cornelian (Deudorix epijarbas)

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December 31, 2019 09:17 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 09:47 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 09:32 AM +08

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December 2019

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Grey Glassy Tiger (Ideopsis juventa)

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December 31, 2019 09:52 AM +08

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Glassy Tiger Butterflies and Allies (Genus Ideopsis)

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December 31, 2019 10:10 AM +08

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Malayan Crow (Euploea redtenbacheri)

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December 29, 2019 02:42 PM +08

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Hewitson's Dwarf Crow (Euploea hewitsonii)

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December 31, 2019 10:06 AM +08

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Sulawesi Pied Crow (Euploea eupator)

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December 31, 2019 09:37 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 09:40 AM +08

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Black Sunbird (Leptocoma aspasia)

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December 31, 2019 03:38 PM +08

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Scalloped Grass-Yellow (Eurema alitha)

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December 29, 2019 11:32 AM +08

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December 29, 2019 01:38 PM +08

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December 31, 2019 12:07 PM +08

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December 30, 2019 09:14 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 09:29 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 01:57 PM +08

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December 31, 2019 10:00 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 04:04 PM +08

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December 29, 2019 10:26 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 11:40 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 01:44 PM +08

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Purple Beak (Libythea geoffroy)

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December 30, 2019 01:14 PM +08

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December 31, 2019 02:34 PM +08

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Violet Lacewing (Cethosia myrina)

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December 29, 2019 02:23 PM +08

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Red Lacewing Butterfly (Cethosia biblis)

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December 30, 2019 09:20 AM +08

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Australian Lurcher (Yoma sabina)

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December 31, 2019 09:32 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 10:49 AM +08

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Clipper (Parthenos sylvia)

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December 30, 2019 02:35 PM +08

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December 30, 2019 12:01 PM +08

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December 30, 2019 01:55 PM +08

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Wallace's Black Prince (Rohana macar)

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December 30, 2019 01:59 PM +08

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December 30, 2019 03:05 PM +08

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December 31, 2019 11:23 AM +08

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December 29, 2019 01:21 PM +08

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December 30, 2019 09:38 AM +08

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December 30, 2019 12:00 PM +08

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December 31, 2019 09:06 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 11:13 AM +08

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December 31, 2019 01:19 PM +08

Comments

Sir,
All are Beautiful ...
Come India also.

Posted by aniruddha_singham... over 2 years ago (Flag)

Simply spectacular! Thank you for sharing these!

Posted by sambiology over 2 years ago (Flag)

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