Friday, April 22, 2011

Butterflies from Taiwan

Chunghwa Post issued this lovely miniature sheet on April 8 last on the theme: 'Taiwan Butterflies'.  The butterfly-shaped sheet pictures the:

$5 - Euploea eunice hobsoni Butler (Purple Milkweed Butterfly)
$5 - Euploea sylvester swinhoei Wallace and Moore (Double-Branded Crow)
$12 - Euploea tulliolus koxinga Fruhstorfer
$12 - Euploea mulciber barsine Fruhstorfer (Striped Blue Crow)

Thanks James for this magnificent FDC sent from Taipei. =)

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