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Chestnut Streaked Sailor (Female)

Neptis Jumbah


Common butterfly flies from sea level to mid hills of about 500ft. Usually it rest with open wings unlike most other butterflies. It joins in the migratory flights in large numbers. Larva feeds on Bhesa nitidissima, Pterospermum suberifolium (වෙළන් /Fishing rod tree ), .Campylospermum serratum (බෝ-කෑර/ගෝ-කෑර), Prunus walkeri, Celtis philippensis, Bhesa ceylanica, Dalbergia pseudo-sissoo, Nothapodytes nimmoniana, Erythrina fusca, Berrya cordifolia, Psophocarpus tetragonolobus and Grewia carpinifolia

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Sahana Vajirasena
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Sahana Vajirasena

Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jan 28, 2022
Submitted on Jan 28, 2022

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