Family DANAIDAE

Last Updated: April 18, 1999



Parantica sita

Japanese name: Asagi-madara
English name:
Multi-blooded and occurs in the eastern Asia. This butterfly migrates like Danaus plexippus from south to north.
"Asagi" is the name of a color, light pale blue. "Madara" is the Japanese name for Family Danaidae.

Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
August 1, 1998.
Female
Photo by T. Kumon. T98AU08M.JPG (35KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
August 1, 1998.
Male
Photo by T. Kumon. T98AU52M.JPG (26KB)
Ashiyasu-mura, Nakakoma-gun,Yamanashi,Japan. .
September 5, 1998.
Female
Photo by T. Kumon. T98SP53M.JPG (26KB)
Ashiyasu-mura, Nakakoma-gun,Yamanashi,Japan. .
September 5, 1998.
Female
Photo by T. Kumon. T98SP57M.JPG (35KB)
Ashiyasu-mura, Nakakoma-gun,Yamanashi,Japan. .
September 5, 1998.
Female
Photo by T. Kumon. T98SP61M.JPG (25KB)
Takabatake, Tsuru-shi, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 5, 1997.
Male
Photo by T. Kumon. T97JL06M.JPG (27KB)
Takabatake, Tsuru-shi, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 5, 1997.
Female
Photo by T. Kumon. T97JL14M.JPG (18KB)
Takabatake, Tsuru-shi, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 5, 1997.
Female
Photo by T. Kumon. T97JL15M.JPG (22KB)


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