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common palm fly

Elymnias hypermnestra

Description:

this particular buttery is endemic to Western Ghats.it is fairly big (6 cm) .it is chestnut brown to chocolate brown in colour . they are active during the early mornings( 6 am to 8 am)

Habitat:

Peninsular India [ Western Ghats]

Notes:

a very fast and agile butterfly.easy to catch and take pictures while basking.

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sriyaprasanna
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sriyaprasanna

Kerala, India

Spotted on Oct 5, 2011
Submitted on Jul 15, 2012

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