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Common Leopard

Phalanta phalantha


This butterfly would not stay still! It was busy nectar-ing on the flowers of the tree in the last photo. The Common Leopard Phalanta phalantha is a sun-loving butterfly of the Nymphalid or Brush-footed Butterfly family. Medium size, wingspan of 50–55 mm.


Arunagiri Forest Park

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1 Comment

pamsai 6 years ago

Does anyone know what tree this butterfly is on?

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Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Jan 14, 2015
Submitted on Jan 14, 2015

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