Blue Glassy Tiger (Danaus vulgaris)


 
Living image of a Blue Glassy Tiger Family: Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies).
 
Geographic Distribution: Asia. Southeast Asia.
 
Wingspan: 70-85 mm.
 
Larval host plants: Gymnema spp.
 
Habitats: Tropical forest.
 
Identification: Dark brown on both forewing and hindwing, with a distinctive pattern of light blue lines and spots.
 


Small image of a Blue Glassy Tiger specimen, dorsal view
Blue Glassy Tiger,
Dorsal View
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Small image of a Blue Glassy Tiger specimen, ventral view
Blue Glassy Tiger,
Ventral View
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