Morni Wildlife (Insects): Yellow Pansy

November 8, 2014

Yellow Pansy (Junonia hierta) – is a butterfly seen in open scrub and grasslands. The male has a bright yellow upperside and the forewing has jet black corner with white streaks. The anterior portion of the hind wing is black with a large shiny blue spot. In the female the colours are duller and the blue spot is small and ill-defined and may even be absent.

Yellow Pansy (Female) Butterfly, Berwala choe, Morni hills (November)

Yellow Pansy (Female) Butterfly, Berwala choe, Morni hills (November)

Yellow Pansy, Muwas – Belwali Nadi, Morni Hills (Feb 2017)

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  1. Dr Anil Sharma says:

    Devlopment around morni be sent

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