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Red pierrot butterfly

Talicada nyseus

Description:

Red pierrot butterfly(Talicada nyseus) with yellow colors giving a colorful feel to the image. The red Pierrot is a weak flier, and flutters about close to the ground. It flies in short bursts and settles often but not for very long. It basks with its wings half open, but prefers shade to sun, and jungle or undergrowth to open areas.



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Adarsha B S
Spotted by
Adarsha B S

Karnataka, India

Lat: 13.91, Long: 75.07

Spotted on May 1, 2015
Submitted on May 6, 2015

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