Sunday, July 31, 2016

The Great Marquis, Bassarona dunya dunya (Doubleday)

Large and drably coloured butterfly almost the size of a rounded Lexias, It is a rare insect of the hilly lowland forest. Usually lofty but has a fondness for rotting fruits. It has basically the same habits of the Archduke but rarer.

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







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Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurence, H mark an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct






S2(F)
S2



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














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





S2 
S2






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















Above photos 09 June 2014 @ 10:13

21 June 2014 @ 13:47

11:33

11:36

 11:36

 11:36

 11:37

11:37
Above photos 02 June 2016

A beautiful pristine specimen feeding on a rotting fruit on the forest floor: 25 June 2016 @ 13:46

Undersides of a male attracted to rotting mango: 16 July 2016 @ 12:31

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