Butterflies and Moths of Sri Lanka

Small Families


           
           
Family Acraeidae - Tawny Coster Telchinia violae
 
Dark-Brand Bushbrown   DISTRIBUTION
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arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
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Slow flight. Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
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Calotropis gigantea [S - Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA
   
           
Family Libytheidae - Club Beak Libythea myrrha rama
 
Common Bushbrown   DISTRIBUTION
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arid, dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Female Danaid Eggfly
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
Poisonous
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Calotropis gigantea [Wara]
       
       
 
 
 
  More pics>> - WINGS OPEN ....FEMALE.... LAVA.....PUPA
           
           
Family Riodinidae - Plum Judy Abisara echerius prunosa
 
Tamil Bushbrown   DISTRIBUTION
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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

 


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