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Oriental Plain Tiger

Danaus chrysippus Linnaeus, 1758 – Plain Tiger

Description:

The Danaus chrysippus is a medium-sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 7–8 centimetres (2.8–3.1 in). The body is black with many white spots. The wings are tawny, the upper side brighter and richer than the underside. The apical half of the forewing is black with a white band. The hindwing has three black spots around the center. The hind wing has a thin border of black enclosing a series of semicircular white spots.

Habitat:

Bushy Area

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AmolPandit
Spotted by
AmolPandit

Vasai-Virar, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jun 6, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2016

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