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Black Prince

Rohana parisatis

Description:

Wingspan: 45-50mm Males and females vary in colour. Males are dark brown or black velvety look on the upperside and the females are a more pale brown colour.

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3 Comments

VictoriaRisby
VictoriaRisby 5 years ago

Oh! You've completely solved my problem actually! This is a species called Black Prince which is found here, apparently the females are this colour and the males are darker. Thank you so much

VictoriaRisby
VictoriaRisby 5 years ago

Oh wow it does look like that! Although distribution doesn't place that species in my area. Strangely I have just caught another one around 3 hours ago which looks the same. I will post a picture of that too. Thank you for your help!

Try this page http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/#!/tx/8...
It looks like a very worn Himalayan Brown Prince but I have not checked distribution for this species yet.
For all other species of Butterfly in India, and links to Moths, Odonata etc. go here: http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/

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Spotted on Nov 17, 2015
Submitted on Nov 17, 2015

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