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Dilipa morgiana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Dilipa morgiana
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Dilipa
Rank  Species
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Similar  Dilipa, Herona marathus, Eulaceura, Euripus consimilis, Chitoria sordida

Dilipa morgiana, the golden emperor, is a species of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttaranchal), Nepal, northern Myanmar and Vietnam.

The wingspan is 70–82 mm. Adults are rich golden brown with a golden-yellow medial and postdiscal band. There are three generations per year, with adults on wing in March, June and from August to October.

Adults are very fond of over-ripe fruits like apricot, peach and mango. Both sexes are attracted to Buddleia blossoms.

References

Dilipa morgiana Wikipedia


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