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Common Name : Yellow Pansy


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Scientific Name : Precis hierta (Evans)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 40 - 60 mm
Colour : It is predominantly yellow. Its fore wing apex is black with yellow spots. The hind wings have large blue spot.
Habit : Found in dry areas and stony stream-beds in the deciduous forests; fond of visiting flowers like Tagetes, Tridax and garden flowers; seen almost throughout the year.
Larval Host Plants : Hygrophila auriculata, Barleria sp.
Location : South West Bengal
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