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Butterflies

Common
Wanderer

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Common Wanderer

Pareronia hippia

Upperside: ground-colour a clear pale blue of a much deeper tint; all the veins defined with black. Fore wing: costa broadly, apex and terminal margin very broadly black. Hind wing: dorsal and costal margins broadly whitish: terminal margin broadly black, especially at apex, the black area covered, except at the tornus, with specialised opaque-looking scales. Underside: paler blue, the terminal margins of the wings obscurely fuscous. Fore wing: the veins more or less broadly bordered with black. Hind wing: the subcostal vein and veins 6, 7, and 8 broadly, the rest of the veins very narrowly edged with black; a very fine black line in interspace 1.

Indian Wanderer

Regional Names
  • Marathi:
    भटक्या
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Taxanomy

LEPIDOPTERA
PIERIDAE
Pareronia hippia

Quick Facts
  • The male mimics Blue Tiger and female mimics the Glassy Tiger in appearance which are distasteful butterflies for predators. This gives protection against predators to both males and females.
Common Wanderer

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