MY OBSERVATIONS23-11-2010-Seen a caterpillar in a thin metal wire away from its host plant. The caterpillar is
stopped moving. Tail end is attached to the wire. So it may preparing for pupating.
24-11-2010 – Once again moulted and pupated
01-12-2010 – Emerged from pupa in the morning at 7.30
Brownish red liquid
IT TAKES 6 TO 7 DAYS FOR EMERGING FROM PUPA
Species: Moduza. Procris
Often called as: Limenitis procris
In Malayalam : Vellilathozhi
Upperside reddish brown with a broad, discal white band across both wings. Hind wing with 2 rows of black spots. Wingspan 60-75mm. The male and female are similar in appearance
Grey to brown with spiny head. Body with yellow-brown fleshy spines. Segments 2-4 with thin white dorsal line.
.Ochreinauclea missionis (Wall. ex G. Don) Ridsd. is a species of plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is endemic to
. It is threatened. India
Species: O. missionis
Vernacular names : Tamil: Attu-vanji Malayalam: Attu-vanji, Nirvanchi