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Common Name : Striped Tiger or Common Tiger
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Scientific Name : Danaus genutia (Cramer)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 72 - 100 mm
Colour : Orange with black stripes.
Habit : More common where rainfall is abundant; prefers forest edges and scrub jungle. Strong flier, feeds from the flowers of Lantana, Celosia, Cosmos, Zinnia and many others.
Larval Host Plants : Tylophora tenuis, Marsdenia tomentosa, Asclepias curassavica, Ceropegia lawii and many other plants belonging to Asclepiadaceae
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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