Medium seized with a wing-span of 7-8cm. Black front body with many white spots. The wings are tawny the upper side being brighter and richer than the underside. The apical half of the fore wing is black with a white band. The hind wing has 3 black spots around the center. The hind wing has a thin border of black enclosing a series of semicircular white spots. This one's a male: See the pouch on the hindwing? This spot is white with a thick black border and bulges slightly. It is a cluster of specialised scent scales used to attract females.
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Lat: 27.88, Long: 34.31
Spotted on Jan 19, 2010
Submitted on Jul 29, 2011
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