Monday, May 28, 2012

Great Eggfly/Common Eggfly (Hypolimns bolina)


 Great Eggfly flies all over the island particularly in forested areas. However it is common during the north east monsoon period. It takes part in migrations. Larva feeds on Nelu (Strobilanthes spp.), Elatostema acuminatum and Wal-kahabiliya (Laportea interrupta) plants.

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  1. Havent seen this one around. How much is the wing span ?

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  2. Patali
    If you are familiar with tigers ( http://biodiversityofsrilanka.blogspot.com/search?q=tiger) this one has more or less wing span like them.

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