|Cameron Highlands, Malaysia, 2400 feet elevation; 10/75|
Common and widespread in SE asia from eastern India through
south China to the Malay peninsula with a small poorly known population
on the island of Sumatra (ssp insularis.) The smallest of the Troides
species. May be declining in Malaysia (where it is rather local) and Taiwan
(ssp kaguya or formosanus). Pictures is ssp thompsoni
from the Malay peninsula - the nominate race occurs throughout the remainder
of its range in SE Asia.