Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Banded Blue Pierrot, Discolampa ethion thalimar (Fruhstorfer)

This tiny butterfly looks like a lesser marked Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon) and is found in the same localities.

Habitat indicator

RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN
 x


 x
 x

 x
 x
 x
 x


Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurences, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record) NOTE: S= S1-S3
2013
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct


 S
 S





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




SSSSSS

2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S
S S4












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




 S1








2017
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec














In flight: the blue sheen that gives it its name. 15 March 2014 @ 13:24


11:27

22 March 2014 @ 13:31

12 April 2014 @ 13:44


Above photos 29 July 2014 @ 11:35 -38

Visiting a Leea indica bush: 31 Dec 2014 @ 12:42

S1: 29 May 2016 @ 11:09

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