Friday, September 12, 2014

Baronet (Symphaedra nais)


Rather rare butterfly with local distribution in south-central and south-eastern part of the country from Haldummulla to Batticola and there to Trincomalee. Larva feeds on කඩුම්බේරිය(Diospyros melanoxylon) (Woodhouse L.G.O., 1950)

References:
Woodhouse L.G.O. (1950) The Butterfly Fauna of CeylonCeylon Government Press, Colombo, 2nd (Abridge) Edition.  1950.

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