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Cyclosia papilionaris or Drury's jewel moth Found this shining Drury's jewel moth or Cyclosia papilionaris in the agricultural field! Cyclosia papilionaris,Moth Week 2020,cyclosiapapilionaris,drurysjewelmoth Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cyclosia papilionaris or Drury's jewel moth

Found this shining Drury's jewel moth or Cyclosia papilionaris in the agricultural field!

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  1. Very beautiful! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Patomarazul ! Posted one year ago
  2. Wonderful shot, Murali! I hope you don't mind that I added a tag to your photo for Moth Week 2020. Thanks for sharing this beauty! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Christine Posted one year ago
  3. This is a lovely shot, Murali! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Lisa ???? Posted one year ago

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''Cyclosia papilionaris'', Drury's Jewel, is a moth in the Zygaenidae family. It was described by Drury in 1773. It is found from Thailand to southern China. The habitat consists of rainforests and humid deciduous forests at altitudes up to 1,000 meters.

The larvae feed on ''Aporusa dioica''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Murali Mohan

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Uploaded Jul 19, 2020. Captured May 1, 2020 09:54 in Raj Bhavan, 2-80/1, Bengaluru - Mangaluru Hwy, Konalu, Karnataka 574229, India.
  • Canon EOS 1500D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/512s
  • ISO400
  • 37mm