Sunday, March 16, 2014

Sri Lankan Rose / Ceylon Rose (Pachliopta jophon)

English : Sri Lankan Rose / Ceylon Rose
Binomial Name : Pachliopta jophon
Ceylon Rose is somewhat rare endemic butterfly of Sri Lanka. Can be seen in wet zone rain forests.It has a long tail compared to Crimson Rose. Apical half of the abdomen has the color of crimson. Regarded as critically endangered due to loss of habitats.

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