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Common Name : Blue Tiger
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Tirumala limniace (Butler)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 90 - 100 mm
Colour : Dark brown to black with blue markings.
Habit : Large, showy and slow-flying. Fond of wet soil and nectar. Relishes nectar from hedges of exotics such as Cosmos, Tagetes and Lantana. Wings are closed over the back while the butterfly feeds.
Larval Host Plants : Calotropis gigantia, Tylophora indica, Asclepias curassavica
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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