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Common Tiger

Danaus genutia

Description:

Butterfly Family :Nymphalidae. This butterfly closely resembles the "Monarch" butterfly

Notes:

This butterfly lays its egg singly under the leaves of any of its hostplants of family "Asclepiadaceae", Migratory species, The female of this butterfly is mimicked by the females of "Common Palmfly" (Elymnias hypermnestra) and "Indian Fritillary"(Argynnis hyperbius)

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2 Comments

WildlifeGirl
WildlifeGirl 8 years ago

Beautiful find!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

very nice !!

kamansuji
Spotted by
kamansuji

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jul 9, 2012
Submitted on Jul 9, 2012

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