Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Blue mormon

Binomial name:- Papilio polymestor.
Malayalam name: - Krishna shalabam

Blue mormon on mating

               Blue Mormon is a very impressive butterfly. This is the second largest butterfly in peninsular India and the wingspan is about 12.0 – 14.0 cm. Commonly found in the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka. These butterflies are endemic.
Blue mormon
Blue mormon

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