Friday, November 9, 2012

Yamfly (Loxura atymnus arcuata)

Locally common butterfly found mostly in southern part of the island from 800 – 2000 ft a.s.l.  It prefers wet dense jungle areas. Larva feeds on young shoots of Heen Kabarassa (Smilax zeylanica).

1 comment:

  1. wow~! What a colour!At first I thought it was a jak leaf. I haven't seen this one before.