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Blue Oakleaf

Kallima horsfieldi


Family: Nymphalidae Wingspan from 85-110mm, this individual was measured at 90mm. This butterfly looks like a dry leaf on the underside, and is easily camouflaged on the ground or on the tree trunk. Fond of overripe fruit, and is a rather wary butterfly that is difficult to approach.


This specimen was found in a forest area near to water.

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Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo 6 years ago

Wow...beautiful !!!!

Tristan Pragnell
Tristan Pragnell 6 years ago

Nice one.

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Lonavla, Maharashtra, India

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

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