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Common Name : Common Baron
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Euthalia aconthea (Cramer)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 55 - 80 mm
Colour : The male is dark brown with a row of very small white spots on the forewings. The female is pale brown with a prominent white band on the forewings.
Habit : Always rests with its wings spread flat and in slanting position. It is a habitual alcoholic. Not attracted to any flowers at all; instead, it greatly relishes fallen rotten fruits that are rich in alcohol.
Larval Host Plants : Anacardium occidentale, Streblus asper, Mangifera indica
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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