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Beginning of pupation - plain Tiger

Danaus chrysippus

Notes:

Beginning of pupation. I think its pupa of a common crow butterfly. experts pls correct the ID if I am wrong. Took this shot at natural light gear used Canon 5D mk III - canon 100 mm 2.8 L Exif : 1/100 , F 18 , ISO 1250

2 Comments

KrishnaMurthy-K
KrishnaMurthy-K 6 years ago

Txs for the ID. Yes the host plant is Calotropis gigantea !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

what is the host plant? is it Calotropis gigantea?
i think Plain Tiger
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/media_i...

KrishnaMurthy-K
Spotted by
KrishnaMurthy-K

Kerala, India

Spotted on Apr 14, 2013
Submitted on Nov 1, 2014

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