Siproeta_epaphus_Black_and_tan_Page

Bold markings Bold markings in butterflies are thought to break up the shape of the butterfly to disguise it from predators. Black and white tapirs use a simlar ploy in Malaysia. The other reason is to recognise like species for courtship; the black and tan page has unique markings.

Name: Black & Tan Page

Latin: Siproeta epaphus

Family: Nymphalidae

Origin: Central America

Food plant: Acanthus Family