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The underside of the forewing is pale yellow. The cellis is crossed by three laterally black-margined orange-yellow bars, beyond that is a short, broad, irregular jet-black oblique band from costa to base of vein 4. The hindwing is greyish yellow, and in the dry-season it's form is strongly irrorated with dusky scales. With a prominent transverse brown discal fascia, its margins are highly sinuous.
The Yellow Pansy, Junonia hierta, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in the Palaeotropics. It is usually seen in open scrub and grassland habitats.