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The Nawab Nawab is the term given to native governor at the time of mughal empire.. No wonder this is named after that.. Lovely butterfly I found after many trips to forests around.. Would still like to click it on a Natural perch..  Abhitap,Common nawab,Fall,Fauna,Geotagged,IncredibleIndia,India,Nikon,Nikon D5200,NikonD5200,Polyura athamas,Tamron,WildIndia,WildMaharashtra,Wildlife,jagtap,maharashtra Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

The Nawab

Nawab is the term given to native governor at the time of mughal empire.. No wonder this is named after that.. Lovely butterfly I found after many trips to forests around.. Would still like to click it on a Natural perch..

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  1. he is a beauty, the light is excellent. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Annette is spot on! It is a beautiful specimen and well captured. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 4 years ago

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''Polyura athamas'', the common nawab, is a species of fast-flying canopy butterfly found in tropical Asia. It belongs to the Charaxinae in the brush-footed butterfly family .

It occurs in the Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim, the hills of Central India and the Eastern Ghats, the Western Ghats and Southern India, Ceylon, Assam, Cachar, and via Myanmar and the Tenasserim Hills far into Indonesia.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by abhitap
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Uploaded Dec 4, 2015. Captured Oct 25, 2015 13:05 in Village Rd, Gowniwada, Owale, Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra 400615, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/13.0
  • 3s
  • ISO200
  • 185mm