Saturday, February 20, 2016

Indian Cupid (Everes lacturnus)

English: Indian Cupid/Oriental Cupid
Binomial: Everes lacturnus

It is a widely distributed butterfly found in Sri Lanka and some other Asian countries. Colour pattern of the wings are similar to Chilades pandava. Host plants belong to fabaceae family. Above was photographed at Makandawa rain forest, Kithulgala.

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