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Common Pierrot

Castalius rosimon

Description:

It is a small butterfly found in South Asia that belongs to the lycaenids, or blues family.It is quite a fast but irregular flyer, and flies around shrubs and herbs. It is fond of feeding on nectar of those plants.

Habitat:

It is commonly found in open vegetation up to the lower hills including wastelands, roadside vegetation and scrublands. In forests, it only appears in sunny openings.

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Subin
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Subin

Kerala, India

Spotted on Sep 20, 2019
Submitted on Sep 20, 2019

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