Monday, September 23, 2013

Clipper (Parthenos Sylvia cyaneus)



Clipper is a locally common butterfly in the wet zone forests from sea level up to about 1200m altitude. It has a very strong distinctive flight and usually flies at mid canopy level.  Its larval host plants are Hondala[හොඬල] (Adenia hondala) and Rasakinda[රසකිඳ] (Tinospora cordifolia)

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