Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) നാടോടി

Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) 

നാടോടി

  • Common Name     : Common Wanderer 
  • Scientific Name     : Pareronia valeria
  • Family                     Pieridae (ശ്വേതപീതശലഭങ്ങള്‍)
  • Malayalam Name : നാടോടി



Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) 
നാടോടി


Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) 
നാടോടി


Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) 
നാടോടി


Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) 
നാടോടി


Common Wanderer (Pareronia valeria) 
നാടോടി

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Commander (Moduza procris) വെള്ളിലത്തോഴി

വെള്ളില(Mussaenda)മാണ് ഈ മനോഹരശലഭത്തിന്റെ മാതൃസസ്യം. മുട്ടകള്‍ ഗോളാകൃതിയുള്ള കള്ളിചെടിയുടെ ആകൃതിയാണ്.

Family : Nymphalidae
Genus: Moduza Moore 1881
Species: procris Cramer, 1777
Wingspan of Adult Butterfly: 60mm
Local Host Plants: Mussaenda glabrata (Rubiaceae), various Mussaenda sp. (Rubiaceae)

Commander (Moduza procris) വെള്ളിലത്തോഴി
                                   
Eggs of Commander (Moduza procris)

Larva of  Commander (Moduza procris)
                                             
Commander (Moduza procris) വെള്ളിലത്തോഴി

Newly emerged Commander Butterfly (Moduza procris) വെള്ളിലത്തോഴി

Commander (Moduza procris) വെള്ളിലത്തോഴി






Saturday, October 25, 2014

Family Nymphalidae

Yellow Pansy (Junonia hierta) Male
Yellow Pansy (Junonia hiertaFemale
Yellow Pansy (Junonia hiertaFemale Laying Eggs
Host Plant is Barleria mysorensis
Commander (Moduza procris)

Commander (Moduza procris)
Commander (Moduza procris)



Common Bushbrown (Mycalesis perseus)


Common Bushbrown (Mycalesis perseus)

Common evening brown(Melanitis leda)

Common Leopard Phalanta phalantha

Common Leopard Phalanta phalantha
Great Eggfly (Hypolimnas bolina)

Common Sailer (Neptis hylas)


Common Bushbrown (Mycalesis perseus)

Grey Pansy (Junonia atlites)


Nigger (Orsotriaena medus)

Nigger (Orsotriaena medus)
Chocolate Pansy or Chocolate Soldier (Junonia iphita)

Chocolate Pansy or Chocolate Soldier (Junonia iphita)

Peacock Pansy (Junonia almana)

Peacock Pansy (Junonia almana)
Peacock Pansy (Junonia almana)


Thursday, October 9, 2014

Family Papilionidae

Lime Butterfly - Papilio demoleus
Common mime
Common Nawab
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Common Rose

Family Hesperiidae


Suffused Snow Flat (Tagiades gana)


Coon (Psolos fuligo)
Water Snow Flat - Tagiades litigiosa
Indian Grizzled Skipper - Spialia galba
Indian Palm Bob (Suastus gremius)

Grass Demon, Udaspes folus

Indian Grizzled Skipper - Spialia galba

Moore's Ace - Halpe porus

Pygmy Scrub-hopper - Aeromachus pygmaeus

Pygmy Scrub-hopper - Aeromachus pygmaeus

Pygmy Scrub-hopper - Aeromachus pygmaeus

Taractrocera maevius - Oriental Grass Dart
 Water Snow Flat - Tagiades litigiosa

Chestnut Bob, Iambrix salsala

Bush Hopper, Ampittia dioscorides

Chestnut Bob, Iambrix salsala

Grass Demon, Udaspes folus

Grass Demon, Udaspes folus

Blank Swift, Caltoris kumara
Straight SwiftParnara naso

Water Snow Flat - Tagiades litigiosa

Common Small Flat