Butterflies and Moths of Sri Lanka

Family Nymphalidae Brush-footed butterflies


         
Common Leopard Phalanta phalantha
 
Common Palmfy   DISTRIBUTION
-
arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
Slow flight. Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Calotropis gigantea [S - Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA
   
           
Common Nawab Polyura athamas
 
Ceymon Palmfly   DISTRIBUTION
-
arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Calotropis gigantea [Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA
           
Cruiser Vindula erota asela
 
Black Prince   DISTRIBUTION
-
arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Calotropis gigantea [Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA
           
Indian Red Admiral Vanessa indica nubicola
 
Tailed Jay   DISTRIBUTION
-
arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Calotropis gigantea [Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA
           
Painted Lady Vanessa cardui 
 
Common Banded Peacock   DISTRIBUTION
-
arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Calotropis gigantea [Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA

PAGES

[1] [2] [3] [4]>>


Copyright © 2006-2009 - Designed, Developed, Photographed and written by Tharanga Aluthwattha