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Second largest Butterfly of India - Blue Mormon Second largest butterfly of India and by declaring it as state butterfly, Maharashtra becomes first Indian state to have a state butterfly. Maharashtra state took this decision to make people interested in these lepidopterans and their conservation. Blue Mormon,BlueMormon,Butterfly,D5200,Geotagged,IncredibleIndia,India,Macro,Maharashtra,Matheran,Nikon,NikonD5200,Papilio polymnestor,Raigad,Spring,Tamron,Tamron70300,lepidoptera Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Second largest Butterfly of India - Blue Mormon

Second largest butterfly of India and by declaring it as state butterfly, Maharashtra becomes first Indian state to have a state butterfly. Maharashtra state took this decision to make people interested in these lepidopterans and their conservation.

    comments (6)

  1. Thanks for the very educational post, and great species :) Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 3 years ago
  2. Perfect! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 3 years ago
  3. Such a great capture. It's the second largest butterfly in Sri Lanka as well. Posted 3 years ago
    1. oh I din't know.. Thanks :-) Posted 3 years ago

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The blue Mormon is a large swallowtail butterfly found in South India and Sri Lanka. It has a status of ‘State butterfly’ in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by abhitap
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Uploaded Jun 10, 2016. Captured Apr 24, 2016 11:33 in 222, Neral - Matheran Rd, Matheran, Maharashtra 410102, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/10.0
  • 3s
  • ISO250
  • 250mm