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Indian Wanderer (female)

Pareronia hippia

Description:

The Indian Wanderer (Pareronia hippia) is a medium sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, that is, the Yellows and Whites, and is found in India. There seem to be 2 Female dimorphs, of which this one is the most common. The second one has bright yellow colour at the base of the wings, and is more rare.

Habitat:

Seen in a park on the side of Arunachala Mountain.

Notes:

Looking for help to ID this butterfly. A new spotting for me in this area.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Indian Wanderer - Female
Pareronia cf. hippia http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/#!/sp/485/Pareronia-hippia


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2 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Nuwan. Think it looks more like the Indian wanderer... Solves the problem of another one I saw at the edge of the park and only got a closed wing shot!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Female Dark Wanderer is also a possibility
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/1003...

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Nov 26, 2014
Submitted on Nov 26, 2014

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