Paper Kite

(Idea leuconoe)

Paper Kite
Native to: 

Southeast Asia

Plant Association: 

Larvae feed on Parsonsia species

Interesting Fact: 

Though their graceful, slow flight may suggest they are easy prey for birds, paper kites are unpalatable or poisonous. The slow flapping of their wings is a way to advertise to potential predators that they don’t taste very good.