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Common Name : Autumn Leaf


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Scientific Name : Doleschallia bisaltide (Moore)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 75 - 100 mm
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
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