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Oriental striped tiger

Danaus genutia genutia


Danaus genutia, the common tiger, is one of the common butterflies of India. It belongs to the "crows and tigers", that is, the Danainae group of the brush-footed butterflies family. The butterfly is also called striped tiger in India to differentiate it from the equally common plain tiger, Danaus chrysippus.The species was first described by Pieter Cramer in 1779


D. genutia is distributed throughout India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and extending to South-East Asia and Australia (except New Guinea).At least in the South Asian part of its range it is fairly common, locally very common.

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West Bengal, India

Spotted on Jul 11, 2018
Submitted on Sep 16, 2018

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