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Tawny Coster

Acraea terpsicore


The Tawny Coster is a small leathery winged butterfly which is common in grassland and scrub habitats. It belongs to the Nymphalidae or brush-footed butterfly family. It has a weak fluttery flight. It is avoided by most insect predators.


This is a butterfly of the hills as well as the plains. It is plentiful in the pre-monsoon and monsoon period and becomes scarce later on.

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Atul 8 years ago

Thanks Satyen and Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wow extraordinary!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Fantastic first shot.

Atul 8 years ago

Thanks Ashish!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Super shooting... !!

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Mahārāshtra, India

Spotted on Mar 12, 2012
Submitted on Mar 15, 2012

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