Bhutan Glory (Bhutanitis lidderdalii)

…a species of swallowtail butterfly (Papilionidae) which occurs in Bhutan, parts of northeastern India, and other areas in Southeast Asia ranging from Myanmar to parts of China. Bhutan glories typically inhabit ridges in montane areas rather than valleys. Adult B. lidderdalii will feed on the nectar of flowers and larvae are known to inhabit Aristolochia spp. 


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