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Tawny Coster

Acraea terpsicore


This species does not fly high, but seems to keep within 3m of the ground and tends to rest on vegetation in the regions of a meter off the ground. Tawny Coster can be seen in abundance wherever its larval foodplant (Passiflora species) is found. The adult tends to avoid dense undergrowth and shady areas, instead keeping to open spaces in all types of vegetation.

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Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you Maplemoth66. .

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 2 years ago

Thank you so much for the comments Jim Nelson. .

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 2 years ago

Well done, Pradeep!

Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 12.92, Long: 80.08

Spotted on Aug 23, 2016
Submitted on Aug 24, 2016

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