'Magnificent world of butterflies'-4

  • Jasdeep singh

Common crow butterfly is also called as common Indian crow.It belongs to family Nmyphalidae.

[caption id=”attachment_44162″ align=”alignnone” width=”300″] 1. Common crow butterfly feeding on ageratum plant.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44161″ align=”alignnone” width=”228″] 2. Dead specimen of common crow butterfly found lying on the ground during my field visit in Nangal region.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44163″ align=”alignnone” width=”260″] 3. Wing scales as seen under foldscope.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44168″ align=”alignnone” width=”225″] 4. Black and white coloured scales.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44172″ align=”alignnone” width=”300″] 5. Black colour scales having wavy projections.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44169″ align=”alignnone” width=”225″] 6. Scales at 5x zooming.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44165″ align=”alignnone” width=”225″] 7. Arrangement of black coloured scales at margins of wing.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44167″ align=”alignnone” width=”225″] 8. White coloured scales.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44164″ align=”alignnone” width=”238″] 9. Scales at 4x zooming.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44171″ align=”alignnone” width=”300″] 10. Light orange scales seen.[/caption]

[caption id=”attachment_44173″ align=”alignnone” width=”225″] 11. White coloured scale seen at maximum zooming.[/caption]

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