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Common Name : Common Wanderer
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Scientific Name : Pareronia valeria (Cramer)
Family : PIERIDAE
Wingspan : 65 - 80 mm
Colour : Sky-blue (sky blue) or bluish white with black markings.
Habit : Males fly untiringly between 1-5 m above the ground, rarely rest and bask with their wings open. Feed only on flowers. Can access nectar from flowers like Plumbago, with its 3 cm long proboscis.
Larval Host Plants : Woody climbers of family Capparaceae like Capparis rheedii, Capparis zeylanica etc.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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