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Danaid Eggfly(Male)

Hypolimnas misippus


This nymphalid butterfly is wide spread species . It shows sexual dimorphism. Here are some shots of male fly which has blackish upper body with white egg shaped spots.


Found in Africa,Asia , Australia .


This butterfly was so friendly that after wandering around me it came and sat on my thumb as I spread my hand for him. This was awesome feeling ..... first time a butterfly sat on my hand ...I never forget that moment :)

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Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 9 years ago

Thanks Tiz !

Tiz 9 years ago

How very nice that he landed on your hand! Great story, and a beautiful butterfly!

Kranti Dhiman
Spotted by
Kranti Dhiman

Punjab, India

Spotted on Oct 23, 2013
Submitted on Nov 8, 2013

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