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The Yellow Pansy

Junonia hierta


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.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ashish 10 years ago
Yellow Pansy Male
Junonia hierta Junonia hierta

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SuranjanMithra 10 years ago

oops ...ok thanks

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Hello Suranjan..
Each specie shoudls have separate spotting.
Please delete all pictures of other species compared to first picture...

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Karnataka, India

Spotted on Oct 19, 2011
Submitted on Nov 8, 2011

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