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Common Tiger

Danaus genutia

Description:

The Common Tiger (Danaus genutia) is one of the common butterflies of India. It belongs to the "Crows and Tigers", that is, the danainae group of the Brush-footed butterflies family. The butterfly is also called Striped Tiger in India to differentiate it from the equally common Plain Tiger Danaus chrysippus.



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Common Tiger
Danaus genutia

12 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

lovely spotting!

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

OK, that's sorted! Brothers of the heart, you are!

Wild Things
Wild Things 2 years ago

Yeah you can :)

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

ha ha ha pam you could call us brothers too!

Wild Things
Wild Things 2 years ago

Sure Pam, we both are very good friends. The ID pic is same (for 3 of us) as we are in the same pic. On the right is Atul, in the center is Yogesh Save and on the left with the binocs is me. We are from the same area and good friends.

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

actually both these butterflies , the striped and plain are very common .
At least in our part they are seen together.

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

you can call me Pam, Satyen, that's my name! Are you and Atul brothers? You have the same ID picture! And you both comment on my photos...

Wild Things
Wild Things 2 years ago

Welcome Pamsai.

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

thanks Satyem and Atul for your comments and support... I've been waiting to see one of these in my garden this year. There are s.o.o.o many of the Plain Tigers, not many of these in this area it seems...

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

lovely!

pamsai
pamsai 2 years ago

First one of these I've seen in the garden this year!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 2 years ago

Beautiful,

Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 12.23, Long: 79.07

Spotted on Mar 24, 2012
Submitted on Mar 24, 2012

Reference

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