AbstractThe Sasakia charonda is called Oh-Murasaki (Big Purple) in Japan, where it is the national butterfly. The dorsal side of the male's wings is a bright breathtaking purple. This video of a male of the species was shot by Mitch Denda in Matsushiro, Japan on July 18, 2005.
SubjectsScience and math, Animal flight, Butterflies, Butterflies--Japan, Insects--Behavior, Lepidoptera, Lepidoptera--Japan, Sasakia charonda, Sasakia charonda--Japan, JAPAN
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