Autumn Leaf


  • Common Name : Autumn Leaf
  • Scientific Name : Doleschallia bisaltide (Moore)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 75-100mm
  • Colour : Upperside tawny brown with broad black apex bearing a tawny band.
  • Habit : Found in heavily forested areas. Flies fast, suddenly take refuge on a tree or a twig and become undetectable. Sometimes early in the mornings they might bask with wings three-fourths open. Photographed at Chilapata Forests and Gorumara NP.
  • Larval Host Plants : Strobilanthes sp.
  • Location : North Bengal