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Zebra Blue

Leptotes Plinius Fabricius (Old: Syntarucus Plinius Fabricius)

Description:

Wingspan 22-30 mm. This is not a Pierrot, though it had earlier been misclassified as such.

Habitat:

Indian Subcontinent and parts of South East Asia

Notes:

I thought it was a pierrot. But Krushnamegh Kunte's 'Butterflies of Peninsular India' was useful for correct identification. For more pictures see http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...

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VincentVanur
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VincentVanur

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Dec 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 7, 2012

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