Title : Postage Stamps of Butterfly Series (5th Issue)
Stamp Serial#
1039 
KPC#
C-703 
MICHEL#
1065 
StanGib#
1265 
Scott#
1013 
Date of Issue
10/20/1976 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
20Won 
Design
Fabriciana nerippe C. et R. Felder 
Designer
Chun, Hee Han 
Image Area
36mmí┐26mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5í┐4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of Koera 
Description
The Ministry of Communications has chosen Nymphalis xanthomelas Denis et Schiffermuller and Fabriciana nerippe C. et R. Felder as the designs for the fifth and last of a series of postgage stamps designed to introduce the butterflies of Korea.

1. Nymphalis xanthomelas Denis et Schiffermuller:
A butterfly belonging to the Nymphalidae, Nymphalis xanthomelas Denis et Schiffermuller comes in June. It flies much faster than other kinds of butterflies. It perches mainly on roadsides and damp lands. Its larva live on the leaves of nettle-trees elms and willows and passes the winter period as an imago. It is seen in Korea, Manchuria and Japan, etc.

2.Fabriciana nerippe C. et R. Felder:
Also belonging to the Nymphalidae, Fabriciana nerippe C. et R. Felder breeds in the plains and fields. It flies around active mainly in the morning and sleeps while it is very hot in summer. Its larva lives on violet flowers and passes winters still in the larval stage. It is seen in such Asian regions as Korea. Manchuria, Amur, China, Sakhalin, Japan and Siberia.