Formosa: Butterflies

The exhibition, currently showing at National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung through December 12, 2010 (, introduces visitors to the amazing and colorful kingdom of native butterflies. The centerpieces among over 360 native species include swallowtail butterfly, gossamer-winged butterfly, parnassian butterfly, etc. The exhibition is also highlighted by 6 precious species borrowed from National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo and some species from Central & South America such as birdwing butterfly with a wingspan up to 18 cm wide, Morpho butterfly, and owl butterfly.