Monday, July 30, 2012

Dark Grass Blue

Dark Grass Blue - Zizeeria karsandra Moore

Wingspan: 18 - 24mm.

Dark Grass Blue Butterfly
Dark Grass Blue Butterfly

Larva Host Plants

Acanthaceae, Fabaceae, Verbenaceae

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Common Hedge Blue

Common Hedge Blue Acytolepis puspa

Wingspan: 28 - 35mm.

Common Hedge Blue Butterfly
Common Hedge Blue Butterfly

Larva Host Plants

Paracalyx scariosa, Schliechera oleosa and Xylia xylocarpa (Fabaceae, Mimosaceae, Sapindaceae).

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Common Pierrot

Common Pierrot - Castalius rosimon Fabricius

Wingspan: 24-34mm



Common Pierrot Butterfly
Common Pierrot Butterfly
Larva Host Plants

Ziziphus rugosa and Ziziphus mauritiana (Rhamnaceae).

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Gram Blue

Gram Blue - Euchrysops cnejus Fabricius

Wingspan: 25 -33mm

Gram Blue Butterfly
Gram Blue Butterfly

Gram Blue Butterfly
Gram Blue Butterfly

Gram Blue Butterfly
Gram Blue Butterfly

Larva Host Plants

Acacia spp., Butea monosperma, Paracalyx scariosa, Ougeinia oojeinensis, Pisum sativum, Vigna cylindrica and Vigna trilobata (Fabaceae and Mimosaceae).

Monday, July 16, 2012

Southern Grass Jewel

Southern Grass Jewel -  Freyeria trochylus Freyer

Southern Grass Jewel Butterfly
Southern Grass Jewel Butterfly

Larva Host Plants

Hygrophila auriculata, Lantana camara, Nelsonia canescens, Phaulopsis dorsiflora, Strobilanthes spp. an vetches Vicia spp. (Acanthaceae, Fabaceae, Verbenaceae)

Friday, July 06, 2012

Monkey Puzzle

Monkey Puzzle - Rathinda amor Fabricius

Monkey Puzzle Butterfly
Monkey Puzzle Butterfly

Monkey Puzzle Butterfly
Monkey Puzzle Butterfly

Monkey Puzzle Butterfles Mating
Monkey Puzzle Butterfles Mating

Caterpillar of Monkey Puzzle Butterfly
Caterpillar of Monkey Puzzle Butterfly

Caterpillars of Monkey Puzzle Butterfly
Caterpillars of Monkey Puzzle Butterfly



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