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Painted sawtooth

Prioneris sita

Description:

It likes to fly in the company of the Jezebel(Delias eucharis) while mimicking, it resembles each other. A sudden movement, it drops its pathetic, bumbling pose and immediately charges away at great speed, leaving Jezebel to face the threats.

Habitat:

Montane grassland, Knuckles Mountain Range


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8 Comments

jackie.hawaii
jackie.hawaii 4 years ago

Beautiful!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Great mimic Nuwan!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

This's a beauty, Nuwan. Actually I took it for a Jezebel!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thank you Chamalka!

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 4 years ago

Beautiful.....

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thanks Bhagya :)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 4 years ago

Beauty.....

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thanks Viv!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 4 years ago

Beautiful shot Nuwan!

Central Province, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.55, Long: 80.82

Spotted on Dec 21, 2014
Submitted on Dec 28, 2014

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