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)

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

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