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Common Name : Baronet
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Scientific Name : Euthalia nais (Forster)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 60 - 70 mm
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
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