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Striped Tiger

Danaus genutia

Description:

One of the most common butterflies in India.The butterfly has tawny wings with veins marked with broad black bands. The margins of the wings are black with two rows of white spots. The underside of the wings resembles the upperside but is paler in colouration.

Habitat:

This butterfly occurs in scrub jungles, fallowland adjacent to habitation, dry and moist deciduous forests, preferring areas of moderate to heavy rainfall. Also occurs in degraded hill slopes and ridges, both, bare or denuded, and, those covered with secondary growth.[


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23 Comments

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

thanks Maithili and Sumukha

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 6 years ago

Wonderful series Atul...!

MaithiliSave
MaithiliSave 6 years ago

Nice clicks!!

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Thanks Vijay for the complement , will definitely add it to this mission a much required mission :-)

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 6 years ago

So Beautiful!!!!!!!!

vijaybarve
vijaybarve 6 years ago

Beautiful images Atul. I have used it for ButterflyIndia mission. Please add you butterfly photos to http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1269... thanks Vijay

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Male butterfly..

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Thank you So much Veetorious and Katcuff !

KatCuff
KatCuff 6 years ago

Beautiful job!

Veetorious
Veetorious 6 years ago

Very nice capture of the colours!! : )

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Thanks Jeanette!

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 6 years ago

Gorgeous.

misako
misako 6 years ago

Beautiful!

Jeannette
Jeannette 6 years ago

Beautiful :D
Very nice shots :)

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Thanks Yogesh!!

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 6 years ago

best!!!!!!!!!!!

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Thank you Sarah !!

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 6 years ago

WOW! Super photos! :)

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

one more pic uploaded!

MickGrant
MickGrant 6 years ago

Very nice Atul!

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Thanks Arun and Yogesh!!

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 6 years ago

Wonderfullllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!

Arun
Arun 6 years ago

Lovely !!!

Maharashtra, India

Lat: 19.86, Long: 72.68

Spotted on Oct 16, 2011
Submitted on Jan 15, 2012

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