Butterflies of India & South Asia - Special Exhibition

September 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Discover thousands of freely flying butterflies in the Butterfly Conservatory, including a special exhibition of Butterflies of India & South Asia. See them flying for a limited time: September 25th, 2017 through to January 7th, 2018.

Butterflies to look for include the Lime Swallowtail (Papilio demoleus), the Blue Clipper (Parthenos sylvia), the Malay Cruiser (Vindula dejone), and many more. This special exhibition of free flying Indian and South Asian butterflies is in conjuntion with Ornamenting the Ordinary: Crafts of South Asia, a travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum, on display in the galleries.

Guide to Butterflies of India & South Asia

 

Archduke
Archduke
Lexias dirtea
Autumn Leaf
Autumn Leaf
Doleschalia bisaltide
Blue Clipper
Blue Clipper
Parthenos sylvia
Blue Glassy TIger
Blue Glassy Tiger
Ideopsis (Danaus) vulgaris
Chocolate Albatross
Chocolate Albatross
Appias lyncida
Common Mormon
Common Mormon
Papilio polytes
Common Rose
Common Rose
Pachliopta artistolochiae
Common Sailor
Common Sailor
Neptis hylas
Common Sergeant
Common Sergeant
Athyma perius
Dark Blue Tiger
Dark Blue Tiger
Tirumala septentrionis
Great Mormon
Great Mormon
Papilio memnon
Leopard Lacewing
Leopard Lacewing
Cethosia cyane
Lime Swallowtail
Lime Swallowtail
Papilio demoleus
MalayCruiser
Malay Cruiser
Vindula dejone
Mottled Emigrant
Mottled Emigrant
Catopsilia pyranthe
Orange Migrant
Orange Migrant
Catopsilia scylla
Pansy
Pansy
Junonia sp.
Red Lacewing
Red Lacewing
Cethosia biblis
Rice Paper
Rice Paper
Idea leuconoe
Tailed Jay
Tailed Jay
Graphium agamemnon