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Common Name : Popinjay


Popinjay Popinjay Popinjay


Scientific Name : Stibochiona nicea (Gray)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 60 - 80 mm
Colour : On UP, male velvet black, Female UP dark green
Habit : Flight rapid, often settles with wings flat on low bushes or damp patches. Visits carnivore droppings. Flies in the Himalayas between 480 to 1800m from April to June and Aug to Dec.
Larval Host Plants : Data deficient
Location : Himalayan West Bengal
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