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Unidentified

Habitat:

Urban settlement, close to small patches of jungle.

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Common Mormon
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2 Comments

i_munasinghe
i_munasinghe a year ago

Based on the location, southern province , Sri Lanka , this should rather be Common Mormon. Spotted above is a male. Unfortunately some parts along the submargin of its hind wings are damaged. The female butterfly mimics the Crimson Rose (Pachliopta hector).

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දකුණු පළාත, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Apr 13, 2020
Submitted on Jun 20, 2020

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