Sunday, February 23, 2014

Chocolate Soldier (Junonia iphita)

English : Chocolate Soldier / Chocolate Pansy
Binomial name : Junonia iphita

Chocolate Soldier is a common butterfly that can be seen in most parts of Sri Lanka.Special habit of this butterfly is laying eggs on the ground or dried twigs near the host plant. Later larvae have to find their way to the host plant to continue its life-cycle.

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