Monday, May 6, 2013

The Branded Imperial, Eooxylides tharis distanti (Riley)

Uncommon and sporadic in appearance, found usually on verdures at the forest's edge at all localities until about 700 m above sea level.

Habitat indicator
RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN





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Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurences, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct


S1



S3


2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct


S3








2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec


S6




S2






2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec














This tiny gem darted out of nowhere in the undergrowth as I was trying to photograph a few Papilio helenus feeding on the flowers of a nearby Pagoda plant right smack on the roadside... Above 2 photos 05 May 2013 @ 15:46

29 September 2013 @ 10:42


Above 2 photos 17 Jan 2014 @ 13:14

03 Jan 2015 @ 14:16

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