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.

Kaniska canace (Blue Admiral)
Kaniska canace (Blue Admiral) Nymphalidae
Main Region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Nansei Islands.
Found in sunny woods from flatlands to mountains.
Have lazuline colored belt-like pattern runs halfway around the wings.
Tips of fore wings are wide and extended and female have more rounded edges.
Back of wings is dark brown and resembles bark or dead leaves color.
Spend winter after emerged to adults and are seen from early spring and gather around tree sap and rotten fruits.
Hardly fly to flowers.
Caterpillars feed on leaves of plants in liliaceae family including China root, catbrier, tiger lily, lilium speciosum, smilax sieboldii and tricyrtis affinis.

●Wingspan  about 50 to 65 mm
●Adult Flight Season  March to about November
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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