Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.
Plain Tiger belongs to the Nymphalidae family of butterflies. It is a medium-sized, non-edible butterfly, and is mimicked by multiple species. It is believed to be one of the first butterflies used in art.
@Laura -- haha! thank you :-)
They need a new name! haha! -There is nothing "plain" about them. Instead I find them (and your photo's clarity) exquisite.
@martinl -- thank you! those links and additional details are very helpful :-)
This is a great photo. Both of these are males, having an additional black dot on the hindwing. Females have three http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/165...http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/691... and males have four http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/168...http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/909...
@Jason, @Adarsha, @Marta -- Thank you!
Radha: superb spotting and shot!
Very cute series Radha :) Lovely :)
Lovely pair.. :)
@RiekoS -- Thank you!
Lat: 12.80, Long: 77.51
Spotted on Oct 3, 2010 Submitted on Aug 8, 2013
and 22 other people favorited this spotting