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Bali Impressions-Animals in and around your house or Hotel-Butterflies


Common Jester -Symbrenthia hippoclus-Nymphalidae

Bali, Butterflies, vlinders, papillons, Common Jester , Symbrenthia hippoclus, Nymphalidae
Native South East Asia   Wingspan 5-6 cm
Body cylindrical. Head black, flattened in front, vortex broad and sharply depressed in the middle, minutely hairy, cheeks slightly tuberculous ; third to the last segment armed with a dorsal and four lateral rows of black, rigid, branched spines on each side; segments fuliginous black, second segment with a slender pale ochreous dorsal line, third to last segment with two sublateral rows of small pale ochreous spots.
Pale purpurescent ochreous; thorax and abdomen laterally protuberant in front; with a thoracic and anterior-dorsal pointed prominence; abdominal segment with a row of dorsal and lateral small points; head-piece projecting and widely cleft. .

Caterpillar feed on:

Pipturus argenteus Urtica gracilis