Danaid eggfly male, upperside female, upperside Scientific classification Kingdom: The forewing has a broad white oval spot between veins 3 and 7.
Views Read Edit View history. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Fauna of British India. Date format Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata. Males are blackish with distinctive white spots that are fringed in blue. Retrieved from ” https: Lovell Reeve and Co. It is well known for cataloguf and mimicry.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This cataolgue was last edited on 24 Decemberat These spots are crossed by the black veins and bordered in iridescent blue catwlogue is visible only at certain angles.
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A smaller spot near the apex is also present. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The male has the upperwings dark velvety brownish black.
There are some white specks along the tornus and the margin is edged with white and black. Papilio misippus Linnaeus, Diadema misippus Papilio inaria Cramer, Hypolimnas alcippoides Butler, Hypolimnas misippus ab.
They are found across Africa, Asia,  and Australia. Cilia of forewings and hindwings white alternated with black. Females are in multiple forms that include male-like forms while others closely resemble the toxic butterflies Danaus chrysippus and Danaus plexippus. Hypolimnas misippus Linnaeus Antennae, cataalogue, thorax and abdomen dark brown; beneath, the palpi and thorax white, the abdomen chestnut. Short and thick; light brown, without metallic spots, variegated and streaked with bistre, particularly towards the head and tail.
Additions to the known larval host plants of Indian butterflies. Glossary of entomology terms. Cilia of both forewings and hindwings white alternated with black.