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Butterflies

Angled
Pierrot

Least Concern

Stable

Angled Pierrot

Caleta caleta

Male upperside is dark brownish black, a broad medial oblique white band across both fore and hind wings, not extended on the fore wing above vein 5, above vein 3 produced shortly outwards and downwards into a hook-like form.

On the hind wing: a hook-shaped mark at base sometimes slender; an inwardly oblique short clavate bar from apex, three coalescent spots extended outwards from the dorsum above the tornus formed into a sinuate irregular mark; a spot further outwards in interspace 4; a terminal series of slender lunules and an anticilary fine line. Antennae, head, thorax and abdomen black; beneath: the palpi, thorax and abdomen white.

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Regional Names
  • Malayalam:
    വരയൻ കോമാളി
  • Marathi:
    कोनेरी कवडी
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Taxanomy

LEPIDOPTERA
LYCAENIDAE
Caleta caleta

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