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.

Lethe diana(Diana Treebrown)
Lethe diana(Diana Treebrown) Nymphalidae
Main Region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and islands including Tsushima.
Found in shady woods from flatlands to mountains.
Is often found on mountain trails in Mt. Takao.
Fore wings are black-brown, shaded from light to dark and some have white belt-like patterns.
These patterns are more distinct on female.
Hind wings are black-brown with eyespots on the back.
Have one or two small eyespots on fore wings and six various sized ones on hind wings.
Feed on tree sap of quercus acutissima and quercus serrata and fly during daytime.
Caterpillars feed on leaves of plants in Bambusoideae family including sasa veitchii and pleioblastus chino var. viridis.

Wingspan  about 45 to 55 mm
Adult Flight Season  May to about September
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
もっと見る 閉じる