• Common Name : Baronet
  • Scientific Name : Euthalia nais (Forster)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 60-70mm
  • Colour : Bright orange with black bars, tip of antennae is orange.
  • Habit : Prefers drier forests; attracted by sweet tree sap and rotten fruits; basks along forest path; very fond of sunshine. Flight is typical gliding and fluttering; when disturbed flies very short distance and settle down again.
  • Larval Host Plants : Shorea robusta, Diospyros melanoxylon
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal