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Butterflies

Common
Rose

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Common Rose

Pachliopta aristolochiae

Common rose is a swallowtail butterfly. It is very common almost all over the plains of India, and is not threatened as a species. During and after the monsoon it is extremely abundant.

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Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    সাধাৰণ গোলাপী পখিলা
  • Bengali:
    আলতে
  • Malayalam:
    നാട്ടുറോസ്
  • Marathi:
    गुलाबी राणी
  • Tamil:
    உரோசா அழகி
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Taxanomy

LEPIDOPTERA
PAPILIONIDAE
Pachliopta aristolochiae

Quick Facts
  • It is distasteful butterfly to most predators and its colour pattern warns predators of distasteful encounter. Female of the Common Mormon mimics the Common Rose so it gets the same protection from predators by having the similar colour pattern.
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