Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Neope goschkevitschii (Goschkevitschi’s Labyrinth)
Neope goschkevitschii (Goschkevitschi’s Labyrinth) Nymphalidae
Main Region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu.
Found in woods from flatlands to low elevations and also at parks and residential areas in cities.
Wing color on the front is brown with yellow lines along wing veins and yellow round-shaped patterns outside of these lines.
The back of wings is yellow-white to yellow-brown with brown wavy patterns and various sized eyespots.
Prefer shady areas than open bright spaces.
Fly in woods and bamboo bushes.
Become more active after sunset than daytime and fly to quercus acutissima and quercus serrata for sap.
Also feed on dungs of animals and fruits, not nectar.
Caterpillars feed on leaves of sasa veitchii and Japanese timber bamboo.

●Wingspan  about 55 to 63 mm
●Adult Flight Season  May to about August
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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