Chestnut Tiger(Asagi-madara)


Traveling butterfly "chestnut tiger"

Chestnut tigers are known for traveling a long distance. In fall through winter, they fly to southern Wakayama Prefecture. They are spotted spreading their wings and consuming nectar from flowers such as Eupatorium japonicum, Farfugium japonicum, and Eupatorium in the family Asteraceae. This beautiful butterfly has a 10-cm wingspan and a translucent light blue marbled pattern.


Kuchiwabuka, Susami Town
Season / Time zone
Autumn Winter(October - December) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


50 min. on foot from JR Susami Sta.

Recommended spot

JR Susami Station > JR Mirozu Station (Nagai-zaka Slope)