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Common Name : Magpie Crow


Magpie Crow Magpie Crow


Scientific Name : Euploea radamanthus (Moore)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 80 - 90 mm
Colour : Male upperside blue on black background, large white discal spots on both the wings.
Habit : A beautiful butterfly found in forested areas. Males visit flowers, moist patches and salt patches, seems to be territorial, remain in the same area through out the day; attracted by flowers like Ageratum, Lantana etc. Recorded at Jayanty/BTR and Gorumara NP.
Larval Host Plants : Ichnocarpus spp., Ficus spp.
Location : North Bengal
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