One more image of Kai Altair as the Malabar Tree Nymph Butterfly Queen.
Photo by Nicholas Whitaker. (click to make bigger!)
The Malabar Tree Nymph (Idea malabarica) is a large butterfly found in south-western India in forest clearings and above the forest canopy. They are unusually hard to spot since they typically prefer the tree-tops.
They are listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
By Kai Altair on January 26, 2012
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