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Blue Mormon butterfly

Papilio polymnestor

Description:

Large black and blue butterfly. This is the second largest butterfly in peninsular India, after the Southern Birdwing which is the largest.

Habitat:

Commonly found in the Western Ghats, especially at hill stations and amidst wildflowers.

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1 Comment

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

wow cool spot!

indianature
Spotted by
indianature

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Aug 15, 2010
Submitted on Jun 28, 2012

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