Friday, March 2, 2012

Brown Pansy Butterfly (Junonia hedonia) Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Indonesia. This butterfly is Brown Pansy Butterfly (Junonia hedonia). The upperside of wings are brownish orange color with some ocelli marks. Dark narrow line marked across the wings at the post discal. The similar line also existed at the border. A broader dark marks are irregularly marked between post basal and discal.




The underside of wings are dark brown color with three white spots at the hind wing. The same ocelli to upperside also marked at the under side of wings. This butterfly is from the family of Nymphalidae under genus of Junonia. The scientific name for this butterfly is Junonia hedonia (Linnaeus, 1764)

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily : Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Junonia
Species: J. hedonia
Binomial name : Junonia hedonia (Linnaeus, 1764)

Reference: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junonia_hedonia

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