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Common Name : Common Sergeant
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Scientific Name : Athyma perius (Linn.)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 60 - 70 mm
Colour : It has markings similar to those of the Common Sailer, but has a short cell-streak followed by three white spots, instead of the Sailer’s long streak and a single spot.
Habit : Found in fairly open country and around human habitations. Flies close to the ground, settles on damp patches, flies low among bushes and shrubs, resembles the Sailers in flight.
Larval Host Plants : Glochidion relutinum, Glochidion lanceolarium.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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