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Blue Mormon butterfly

Papilio polymnestor


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


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

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1 Comment

Atul 8 years ago

wow cool spot!

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Maharashtra, India

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

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