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Common Name : Red Lacewing


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Scientific Name : Cethosia biblis (Drury)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 65 - 90 mm
Colour : Male tawny red on UP with black wavy border.
Habit : Flight usually slow, but can be quite swift when alarmed. Common at lower elevations. Prefers to fly in the warmer valleys (e.g. Samsing) along forest streams.
Larval Host Plants : Passiflora spp.
Location : Himalayan West Bengal
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