The Luzon peacock can be found in Luzon, Philippines at heights above 4900 feet (1494m). The butterfly can be seen from February to October. This butterfly prefers equatorial areas with verdant meadows and abundant vegetation.
The beautiful Luzon peacock butterfly has a rather large forewing, averaging 2 inches (55mm). The forewings are black with varying colors such as green, gray and blue scattered on them. The hindwings are black with a crescent shape and marked with purple and orange colors. The tail is long. The features of the females are intercomparable to the males, but the markings on the forewings are more conspicuous and the tail is longer.
The diet of the Luzon peacock butterfly is unknown.
The breeding and reproductive facts about this butterfly is unknown.
The Luzon peacock was discovered in 1965. The major threat for this butterfly is over collecting. Many people are attracted by its magnificent beauty, and it is very easy to capture. Another threat is the destruction of the butterfly's habitat. Conservation measures are pending until more information about the Luzon peacock are discovered.