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Rivula biatomea (Moore)


The butterflies and moths are common insects and well known to everyone. They are most readily recognized by the scales on the wings. The Lepidoptera have considerable economic importance. The larvae of most species are phytophagous, and many are serious pest of cultivated plants. Natural silk is produced by a member of this order. There are about 100 thousand of described species from all areas, of which 4,000 species occurr in Taiwan. 12,787 specimens are deposited the TARI.

Danaus genutia Cramer Troides aeacus kaguya (Nakahara & Esaki) Papilio hopponis Matsumura


Digital Insect of Taiwan Agriculture Research Institute