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Painted Saw-tooth

Prioneris sita

Description:

Rare butterfly occurring in the hill country, forested areas between 2 000 and 4 000 feet elevation.

Habitat:

mud-puddling on a stream bank

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30 Comments (1–25)

ardenkpierce
ardenkpierce 9 years ago

when i went to thailand they were every where

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 10 years ago

wow! :o

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

lovely.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thank you very much Andreas for all the comments and favorites!

Andreas Kay
Andreas Kay 11 years ago

Beautiful color pattern :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thank you agravate!

agravate
agravate 11 years ago

Amazing find. The colors look beautiful.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thank you Adarsha and Jellis !

Jellis
Jellis 11 years ago

Lovely colors

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 11 years ago

Beauty! Nice one Nuwan!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thanks induruh, it seems they are less rare in Knuckles range..

induruh
induruh 11 years ago

A very scarce guy. Isn't it?
Very rare. Great capture Nuwan.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thank you Daniele, Vijay, and J !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago

Wonderful! Like a sunset!

Vijayakumar
Vijayakumar 11 years ago

Its found in Tamil Nadu, India......... also at ground level........ but rare one to spot

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 11 years ago

Great mimic :-)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thanks Oneng!

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 11 years ago

Pretty wing..:)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Another beauty :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Thanks everyone..

The MnMs
The MnMs 11 years ago

Very beautiful!

JoseAndresArredondoR
JoseAndresArredondoR 11 years ago

Una belleza

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago

Gorgeous spotting Nuwan!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Apr 28, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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