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Indian Red Admiral

Vanessa indica

Description:

Vanessa indica, called the Asian Admiral in the United States and the Indian Red Admiral elsewhere, is a butterfly found in the higher altitude regions of India. It is a close relative of the Painted Lady. Resembles Vanessa cardui but the ground-colour is darker both on the upper and under sides, and the orange markings deeper and richer in tint.

Habitat:

Seen in Kijimadaira Yamabikonooka Park at 700m in the mountains behind Nakano, Japan.

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Indian Red Admiral
Vanessa indica Vanessa indica


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3 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks rams4d...

rams4d
rams4d 8 years ago

Cool

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

Thanks Daniele for the ID...

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中野市 (Nakano), 中部 (Chubu Region), Japan

Spotted on Sep 13, 2013
Submitted on Feb 10, 2014

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