Japanese Emperor


By: Camryn Bassler

Scientific Name and Habitat

The scientific name of the Japanese Emperor is Sasakia Charonda. They are found of in the Palaerarctic Ecozone (Asia). East on China to Korea and Japan. They typically live in upper canopies of forest.

Interesting Facts

  • The female is brown and has no blue iridescence.
  • First description of the butterfly was in 1863 by Hewitson.
  • National butterfly of Japan.
  • Can hear the wings beat from a far distance.

Camryn B

Goes to MVMS and plays basketball and volleyball.