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a common an widespread species in Hong Kong - the yellow, dark blue and white pattern is unmistakable, no other moth or butterfly has this pattern in Hong Kong, although it is one of several species with this pattern type in S.E.Asia, including other Dysphania species a some burnet moth species (Zygaenidae, subfamily Chalcosiinae). In some locations, particularly in mangroves, D. militaris is abundant and a small percentage of the population exhibit a "washed-out" pale colour form.
Adults are primarily diurnal; larvae feed on Carallia
More info on the genus from the Moths of Borneo website . . . http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/dysphaniini/dysphaniini_1_1.php
Dr. Roger C. Kendrick
Director, C & R Wildlife, Tai Po, Hong Kong
Founder: Asian Lepidoptera Conservation Symposium series
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