Saturday, June 28, 2014

Angled Castor (Ariadne ariadne)

English : Angled Castor
Binomial Name : Ariadne ariadne
Widely distributed butterfly in Asia including Sri Lanka. More common in dry zone. Plants belongs to Euphorbiaceae family are the major host plants. This butterfly is given the name "Angled Castor" due to the name of its main host plant, Castor (Ricinus communis).

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