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Common Name : Grey Pansy
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Precis atlites (Linnaeus)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 55 - 65 mm
Colour : Creamish-grey with brown lines and a row of black spots near the wing margin.
Habit : Commonly found in the rain-fed open regions, near water-bodies and along the foothill. This butterfly is fond of flowers particularly the marigolds.
Larval Host Plants : Hygrophila auriculata, Barleria sp., Justicia micrantha
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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