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Japanese Emperor Butterfly (Sasakia Charonda) Facts, Information And Images

Japanese Emperor Butterfly (Sasakia Charonda)

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The Japanese Emperor Butterfly is also popular as a great purple emperor and it has a Sasakia charonda scientific name. The Sasakia charonda butterfly is the national butterfly of Japan. They are also called as a   大紫 or オオムラサキ (oh-murasaki, “great purple”) in Japan. Here in this article, you will see the Japanese Emperor Butterfly Facts, information and images.

Japanese Emperor Butterfly found in the Korean Peninsula, China, northern Taiwan and northern Vietnam. They also popular as a 大紫蛺蝶 (Traditional Chinese) in China and 왕오색나비 in Korean, which means “king five-colored butterfly”.

Japanese Emperor Butterfly Facts

Japanese Emperor Butterfly Appearance

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  • This butterfly has a dark brown or black color upper wings with a series of small white spots. In the middle of wings, they have a two series of white spots. They also have a blue color iridescence around the large area of the body.  
  • The Japanese Emperor Butterfly has a light greenish color at the edge and dark brown color around the body with some small white spots on the underside wings. 
  • The female butterfly has brownish color wings and lack of blue iridescence.

Japanese Emperor Butterfly Information

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Japanese Emperor Butterfly  Facts Specification
Scientific name Sasakia charonda
Other names Great purple emperor
Native Japan
National butterfly Japan
Family Nymphalidae
Length 3.3 cm (1.3 inch)
wings stretch 7.1 cm (2.8 inches)
Wingspan Male: 50 mm (2.0 in)
Female:  65 mm (2.6 in)
Distribution China, Japan, Korea
Habitat Dense forest
Food sap 
Lifespan 14-21 days

Japanese Emperor Life Cycle

Sasakia charonda life cycle

Japanese Emperor Butterfly Photo Gallery

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Adonis Blue (Polyommatus bellargus) Butterfly Facts, Information, pictures

Adonis Blue (Polyommatus Bellargus)

The Adonis Blue Butterfly is the blue color butterfly belong from the Lycaenidae family. Here in this article, you will see this Adonis Blue Butterfly Facts, information and pictures. These Adonis Blue butterflies are found in the Palearctic ecozone.

The Palearctic ecozone includes the Western Europe, Central Europe, South Europe, South Russia, Iraq, Iran, Caucasus, Transcaucasus, and Turkey. They prefer to live in chalk downland, in warm sheltered spots, and also like to fly over the vegetation.

This butterfly name is created from the male butterfly wings because they have bright Blue Color wings. You can also try this Blue Butterfly Wallpaper to decorate your mobile, tablet and desktop screen.

Adonis Blue Butterfly Facts

Adonis Blue Butterfly Facts

Adonis Blue Butterfly Facts Specification
Scientific name Polyommatus bellargus
Male Blue color wings
Female chocolate brown wings
Length 12m
Width 4m
Wingspan 3 cm (1.2 in)
Caterpillar length 1.6 centimeters
Distribution Europe, Britain, southern England
Habitat Chalk or limestone grassland, Flowery hillsides on chalk and limestone.
Food plant Horseshoe vetch, Nectar
Lifespan Up to four weeks

Adonis Blue Butterfly Life Cycle

  • The male butterfly has blue color wings with the white border and female has a pale brown color wings with blue blush, black spots, and orange crescents.
  • This butterfly lay small white color round shape eggs.
  • The Caterpillar has a green body color with dark spines, yellow border, row of two yellow dots.
  • Adonis Blue butterfly pupae have a green color after some time they get the transport coat around the body.


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Beautiful Adonis Blue Butterfly Pictures

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