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These butterflies work their way along the Ixora plants in the garden everyday
Thanks Martin... its Great Mormon Female... I think I mistook underwing's ventral view of White and Red colour. Abdomen colour is also pale.
Thank you martinl : ) I'm very grateful for the idents, some look so similar to me.
The common rose swallowtail is smaller than this one. Pachlioptera typically have red bodies. The white dots are very clearly defined and the red dots continue along the perimeter of the hindwing. I think this is the mormon.
Abdomen colour differs the specie.
Thanks Ashish! Tell me later when you have you book...
I think its... Atrophaneura aristolochiae goniopeltisCurrently away from my book.
Ashish does your book give good tips on how to differentiate the Common rose from the Common mormon? Their various forms confuse me...
Should be Common Rose...
Spotted on Jun 24, 2010 Submitted on Nov 3, 2011
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