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Common mime

Papilio clytia


Body Colour : black and white , yellow spots can be seen at the posterior end in hind wing . There are 2 forms seen in this butterfly : dissimilis [ mimics blue Tiger butterfly ( Tirumala limniace ) ]and clytia [ mimics common Indian crow butterfly ( Euploea core ) ] , the above spotted is dissimilis form .


Spotted area : Karnataka , during monsoon season in 2020.


Spotted siphoning in Ixora coccinea ( jungle flame , Kannada name : kepala hoovu ).

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Udupi, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Aug 13, 2020
Submitted on Jan 2, 2021

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