Saturday, May 14, 2011

Blue Mormon (Papilio polymnestor parinda)


Blue mormon is a common butterfly flying throughout the country in all elevations. One of the largest butterflies in the island which second only to the female Bird wing (Troides helena).  Male often settles on damp earth and river beds to absorb minerals. Larva feeds on varies plants of family Rutaceae (Citrus species..etc)

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